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New Exploratory Advanced Research Request for Proposals (Deadline 3/15/13)


Exploratory Advanced Research

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a Broad Agency announcement (BAA) soliciting proposals that address Exploratory Advanced Research topics.  The Broad Agency Announcement (number DTFH61-13-R-00011) is open through March 15, 2013.  The announcement includes the following topics

  • Topic 1A, High Performance Vehicle Streams;
  • Topic 1B, New Approaches for Testing Connected Highway and Vehicle Systems;
  • Topic 1C, Innovative Applications for Emerging Real‐Time Data;
  • Topic 1D, Partial Automation for Truck Platooning;
  • Topic 2A, Automated Feature Extraction; and
  • Topic 2B, Automated Identity Masking.


For a full description of the topics and proposal requirements, please see the announcement posted at