Funding Opportunity: Proposals Solicited for Research and/or Design of Pilot Projects to Understand and Improve Offshore Safety Culture


The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has announced a request for applications for the Safer Offshore Energy Systems Grants 4 on the topic: Advancing Safety Culture in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry.

The Gulf Research Program is an independent, science-based program founded in 2013 as part of legal settlements with the companies involved in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. It seeks to enhance offshore energy system safety and protect human health and the environment by catalyzing advances in science, practice, and capacity to generate long-term benefits for the Gulf of Mexico region and the nation.  Up to $10M will be available to fund projects of up to 36 months in duration.  Projects of any size will be considered. Resources made available will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the budgets proposed by successful applicants. The GRP reserves the right to select for negotiation all, some, one, or none of the proposals received in response to this solicitation.

Submission deadline for Letters of Intent is February 13, 2019 and the submission deadline for full proposals is May 1.

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