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Research and Development Awards

Research & Development Program Awards

PHMSA's Pipeline Safety Research & Development awards sponsor projects focused on providing solutions that will improve pipeline safety, reduce the environmental impact of failures, and enhance the reliability of the nation's 2.8 million mile pipeline transportation network. These awards align with PHMSA's research strategic plan, which encourages a collaborative approach to addressing pipeline challenges. Further, PHMSA's pipeline safety research and development program, consists of the Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP), which encourages the participation of student researchers to develop innovative approaches to research and problem-solving the nation's biggest pipeline challenges.

More information on Research & Development Awards is available.