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Stage I Research Topic Statement

All research ideas submitted become public property. Submitters are not guaranteed to receive the contract for work resulting from any submitted research idea.

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I. Title: (required)

II. Topic Statement: (required)

III. Background Statement: (required)

IV. Research Proposed: (required)

V. IT Component: (required)
Identify if the project includes an IT component (purchasing of IT hardware, development of databases, acquisition of existing applications, etc) or not. If so, describe IT component in as much detail as possible

VI. Urgency and Expected Benefits: (required)
Must include a description of how this research will serve the public by supporting a transportation system and services that emphasize quality, safety, cost effectiveness, economic vitality and/or sensitivity to the environment.

VII. Implementation Plan: (required)
Identify MDT office or entity outside of MDT responsible for implementation. Describe initial implementation plan, include timeframe for implementation.

         
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IX. Champion: (optional)
Must be internal to MDT, feel strongly that the research will benefit the Department, and is willing to chair the technical panel.
 
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X. Sponsor(s): (optional)
Must be internal to MDT (Division Administrator or Higher)and willing to ensure implementation occurs, as appropriate.
 
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