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Meeting Fleet Objectives

Meeting Fleet Objectives

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Initial Research Estimate Form (IREF) Submission

General Research Topic Submission and IREF Submission for FY24 research funding consideration has passed. We are not accepting additional Research Topics or IREFs at this time.

Topic review and board consideration for funding is done on an annual cycle but you can submit a new topic or resubmit a topic for consideration most any time. FY25 topic submission opened 01 JUN.

FY22 Topic Review Board Funding Results
Research Funding Results - Funded Projects - Public List

Research Funding Results

These lists are currently provided for your convenience. However, this public list display is not intended to remain permanently. Further, this list will not be updated after initial publication. Therefore, you should familiarize yourself with searching for funded projects using the search options provided in the Topic Portal.

*Funded Projects are Preliminary, contingent upon pending approvals.

*** FY24 project approvals are on hold until further notice due to ongoing discussions. When an update is available, NRP will amend the timeline and contact PIs accordingly***. Please contact for questions. 

Download a .PDF of the complete (post-TRB) Funded list sorted by: 

Service > Topic Sponsor (TS) ORG > TRB ORG > Project (IREF)

Additional details can be viewed via the NRP Topic Portal Topic List tab. Search: Fiscal Year = 2023, Funded = Yes.

Principal Investigators (PIs) may also view their individual FY23 funded IREFs via the MyIREFs tab. Search: Fiscal Year = 2023, Status = Approved, Funded = Yes.

Naval Research Working Group Output:

  • FY23 IREF Submissions - Demand signal for NPS Research 
    • 268 Fleet Research Topics generated
    • 188 total IREFs submitted, $21M / $112K avg cost
    • 95 Projects to be funded TBD

Download a .PDF of the complete (post-TRB) Funded list sorted by: 

Download a .PDF of the complete (post-TRB) Funded list sorted by: 

Download a .PDF of the complete (post-TRB) Funded list sorted by: 

Download a .PDF of the complete (post-TRB) Funded list sorted by: 

*Funded = contingent upon a modification in project scope\budget.