Welcome to theNOAA Cooperative Institutes Administration Office
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced it has selected the University of Alabama to host NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Research to Operations in Hydrology (CIROH).
NOAA issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to create a new Cooperative Institute for Earth System Research and Data Science. The NOFO can be viewed on grants.gov by searching for opportunity NOAA-OAR-CIPO-2022-2007108.
The NOAA Cooperative Institutes are academic and non-profit research institutions that demonstrate the highest level of performance and conduct research that supports NOAA's Mission Goals and Strategic Plan. Cooperative Institutes are located at institutions whose geographic expanse extends from Hawaii to Maine and from Washington to Florida. Currently, NOAA supports 20 CIs and 70 universities/research institutes across 28 states and the District of Columbia
The NOAA Research Laboratories conduct an integrated program of research, technology development, and services to improve the understanding of Earth's atmosphere, oceans and inland waters, and to describe and predict changes occurring to them. The laboratories and their field stations are located across the country and around the world.
The Technology Partnerships Office, or TPO, serves the needs of both NOAA inventors and U.S. companies looking to partner with NOAA or license our technologies. Located in Silver Spring, MD, the NOAA OTP oversees both the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Technology Transfer Program for NOAA.
The NOAA Cooperative Institutes are academic and non-profit research institutions that demonstrate the highest level of performance and conduct research that supports NOAA's Mission Goals and Strategic Plan.