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The Advanced Technology Program announces the opening of its 2000 competition to
support innovative, cost-shared industrial research and development under the Advanced
Technology Program. The ATP has approximately $50.7 million dollars in fiscal year 2000
for first-year funding of new projects.
Full Proposals Competition Closes March 8, 2000.
This year ATP is conducting one competition, using the same competition structure and
selection criteria that it used during the 1999 competition. The ATP competition is open
to proposals from any area of technology, and the subjects of ATP research projects are
proposed by industry. Proposals will be evaluated based on two criteria: their
scientific and technological merit and their potential for broad-based economic benefits.
These two criteria are weighted equally.
Peer review of each proposal will be done by one of several technology-area boards, each
of which is staffed with technical and business experts in that specific area. For