This page provides updates for those TTI and TAMU researchers who submitted ideas for TTI funding in the current Safe-D UTC procurement cycle.
Application instructions, templates and the latest information on the procurement cycle are available on the Safe-D SharePoint site; request access from Leslie Harwood at VTTI, the lead institution in the Safe-D partnership.
The Safe-D Fall 2018 procurement schedule is as follows:
Wed, September 12 – 2-hour informational webinar and call for research ideas
Sun, October 21 – 2-page research ideas due
Wed, November 7 – Invited Pitch session (see sidebar for more info)
Fri, November 9 – Work plans invited
Fri, December 7 – Sun, December 9 – Invited work plans due
Date TBD – Announcement of newly awarded Safe-D projects
Safe-D welcomes proposals in the four theme areas of the Center and in the nine application areas of:
- Risk Assessment
- Driver Factors and Interfaces
- Vehicle Technology
- Infrastructure Technology
- Freight and Heavy Vehicles
- Operations and Design
- Vulnerable Users
- Planning for Safety
- Performance Measures
The Safe-D SharePoint site offers more information about the mission, background, four research theme areas, nine application areas, procurement process and other pertinent aspects of the Safe-D UTC.