ITD’s Research Program is soliciting proposals for research, development, and/or technology transfer projects. Proposals can address any subject area where research or related activities will benefit the department. Proposals that address the department's strategic goals and/or key department initiatives will be given preference. Appropriate activities could include:
Ideas for projects should be submitted on a Project Request Form. Requests to participate in pooled fund projects also should be submitted using that form. A list of pooled fund projects for which states are currently seeking partners is available from the Research Program office. A sample of a completed project form also is available.
Each proposal must have a sponsor. Projects may be sponsored by any department manager at the section level or above. Project sponsors are responsible for ensuring that proposals are complete and that projects address important agency needs.
Proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, March 10, and can be submitted by mail to:
Proposals also can be submitted by fax at (208) 334-4432 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note that electronic copies of the proposals are preferred to paper copies.
Following the deadline, proposals will be reviewed by The Research Advisory Council composed of managers from throughout the department. Proposals will be selected through an open, competitive process.
Questions may be directed to ITD Research Program Manager Ned Parrish at 334-8296 or email@example.com