Welcome to the CASIS Request for Proposals
Materials Science in Space
RFP No. CASIS 2014-4 | RFP Issued April 28, 2014
Step-1 Proposals Due: May 30, 2014 | Step-2 Proposals Due: August 12, 2014
The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for flight projects to the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory for both commercial and academic investigators. The purpose of this RFP is to identify projects within the field of materials science. Responsive applications will describe using the space environment for development and testing of materials and components that will have Earth-based applications and will increase the return on the U.S. investment in the ISS National Lab. The CASIS mission to the ISS National Lab is to advance science research and technology development, expand human knowledge, inspire and educate the next generation, foster the commercial development of space, and demonstrate scientific capabilities in space for Earth benefit. CASIS will support this process through grant funding, facilitation of service-provider interactions, and flight coordination to and from the ISS National Lab.
CASIS staff have developed a step-by-step process to ensure potential proposers an easy, efficient submittal process. Please follow the steps below:
CASIS encourages applicants to read the entire solicitation carefully before submitting
proposed projects to ensure compliance with content and submission guidelines.
We thank you for your interest in conducting research on the National Lab!
** Please verify that none of the information submitted is subject to the export control laws of the United States, such as the EAR or the ITAR; if any information is subject to such laws, please mark all pages containing such information and identify the appropriate export control jurisdiction and classification. **
To review certain specific CASIS standard terms and conditions please click here.
*Please note: This link does not include all terms and conditions contained in grants and user agreements.
For questions regarding this RFP, you are welcome to contact us: