RFTS 11 applications are open! Accepting through Friday, November 3

Request for Technical Support (RFTS) Application

You may submit TEAMER applications at any time, and they will be reviewed following the schedule below. Applications submitted after the due date will be considered for the next RFTS. All TEAMER support activities should take place within a 9-month access period.

  • RFTS 11 Applications due by November 3, 2023
    • Access Period: April 2024 – December 2024
  • RFTS 12 Applications due by March 1, 2024
    • Access Period: August 2024 – February 2025
  • RFTS 13 Applications due by June 28, 2024
    • Access Period: December 2024 – June 2025

*dates subject to change*

TEAMER Requests for Technical Support are a collaboration between the technology developer or researcher, and the facility chosen to help meet the recipient's technical objectives. Prior to applying for support, recipients are required to have discussed their technical objectives with the facility to ensure the facility has the capability to assist and provide the necessary support. Only approved test facilities are eligible to provide technical support.

Past RFTS Access Periods

RFTS 1    Dec. 2020 – May 2021

RFTS 2    May 2021 – Nov. 2021

RFTS 3    Sept. 2021 – June 2022

RFTS 4    Feb. 2022 – Oct. 2022

RFTS 5    June 2022 – March 2023

RFTS 6    Sept. 2022 – June 2023

RFTS 7    Dec. 2022 – Aug. 2023

Open Water Support

Applications for Open Water Support may be submitted at any time and will be reviewed as soon as possible. If utilizing a TEAMER Open Water Capability, CLICK HERE to learn the process prior to submitting an application.

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Note: dates are based on current schedule and subject to change