Application Process

Letter of Intent

A Mandatory Letter of Intent (LOI – template provided) is required to submit a full proposal.  The LOI should include the proposal title; contact information; technology sector; a brief description of technology, unmet need, and project deliverables (300 words maximum); TRL and justification (300 words maximum); estimated total budget request; and a GRAMA disclosure (for applicants from a Private Institution only).

Submit the LOI and documentation by November 29 2017, 5:00 p.m. MST. Failure to submit a letter of intent by the due date will disqualify your application. Send letter of intent to

Download UTAG LOI and Application Checklist
Download LOI Template
Download GRAMA Disclosure


Complete Applications will be accepted electronically. The online portal will be opened on December 7, 2017. It is suggested that applicants refer to the provided checklist (provided on application website) to ensure submission of a complete application, including the GRAMA disclosure, all subsections of the white paper and scope of work, budget and budget narrative, key personnel biosketches, and letters of support. All submitted documents must be in PDF format.

Applications are due January 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. MST.

For Reviewers

Please download and complete the following documents. Return to

Download Conflict of Interest Form