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Project - 60NANB22D171

OVERVIEW

Original Description
PURPOSE: ESTABLISH AN ACCREDITED OCEANOGRAPHIC CALIBRATION LABORATORY ON THE GULF TO STRATEGICALLY IMPROVE DATA EFFICACY FOR INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA, AND US GOVERNMENT INTERESTS.ACTIVITIES TO BE PERFORMED: DESIGN AND ESTABLISH A CALIBRATION FACILITY INCLUSIVE OF CALIBRATION INSTRUMENTS, STANDARDS, SUPPORT EQUIPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS. ACQUIRE AND INSTALL NECESSARY EQUIPMENT AND TRAIN STAFF TO WORK WITH THE EQUIPMENTS.EXPECTED OUTCOMES: THIS PROPOSED FACILITY WILL SERVE THE U.S. RESEARCH, DEFENSE, AND MARINE OPERATIONS COMMUNITIES WITH HIGH QUALITY AND RAPID RE-CALIBRATION SERVICES. POSITIVE IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED FOR RESEARCH, NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, SHIPPING OPERATIONS AND DEFENSE OPERATIONS.INTENDED BENEFICIARIES: NIST: ESTABLISHING AN ACCREDITED OCEANOGRAPHIC CALIBRATION LABORATORY ON THE GULF WILL STRATEGICALLY IMPROVE DATA EFFICACY FOR INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA, AND US GOVERNMENT INTERESTS, INCLUDING THOSE OF NIST. MISSISSIPPI: NIST CERTIFIED CALIBRATION SERVICES ARE IN HIGH DEMAND RELATIVE TO THEIR AVAILABILITY. A LAB IN MISSISSIPPI WOULD BE STRATEGIC NOT ONLY FOR MISSISSIPPI, BUT ALSO FOR ATTRACTING BUSINESS THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES. PUBLIC: AN ACCREDITED OCEANOGRAPHIC CALIBRATION LABORATORY WHICH WOULD AID IN QUICKER RE-CALIBRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF OCEANOGRAPHIC SENSORS WOULD BENEFIT ACTIVITIES IN RESEARCH, NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, SHIPPING OPERATIONS AND DEFENSE OPERATIONS. SUBRECIPIENT ACTIVITIES: THE RECIPIENT DOES INTEND TO SUBAWARD FUNDS.
Assistance Type
Project Grant (B)
Place of Performance
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406-0001 USA
Related Opportunity
None

STATUS

Period of Performance

10/1/22

Start Date

9/30/24

End Date
0% Complete

Funding Split

$5.0M

Federal Obligation

$0.0

Non-Federal Obligation

$5.0M

Total Obligated
100.0% Federal Funding
0.0% Non-Federal Funding

ACTIVITY TIMELINE

SUBGRANT AWARDS

TRANSACTION HISTORY

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

Award ID FAIN
60NANB22D171
SAI Number
60NANB22D171_0
Award ID URI
EXE
Awardee Classifications
Public/State Controlled Institution Of Higher Education
Awarding Office
1333ND DEPT OF COMMERCE NIST
Funding Office
1333ND DEPT OF COMMERCE NIST
Last Modified: 9/20/22