Facilities > ALMA/NAASC > ALMA Development 2014 > NA ALMA 2014 PROJECT PROPOSALS


by Lyndele von Schill last modified Jun 04, 2013

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) invites interested parties in the North American ALMA partnership to submit proposals for "Development Upgrades of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA)."

 Questions about this Call for Proposals

Questions related to this Call for Proposals should be submitted via an ALMA Helpdesk ticket [Knowledgebase: Development Program].

A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page is available, and will be updated as questions are received.


PROJECT Proposal Documents

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Submitting Notice of Intent (NOI)

Submit NOI at: https://science.nrao.edu/php/alma/alma-development-2014/alma_dev_noi.php

Submitting the Project Proposal

Submit assembled Proposal Forms & Plans at: https://science.nrao.edu/php/alma/alma-development-2014/alma_dev_proj_prop.php

Details regarding the Call for PROJECT Proposals can be found in the following documents:

Project Proposal Documents
Call for Project Proposals Cover Letter PDF
Call for Project Proposals PDF
Conditions Governing the Call for Project Proposals PDF
Project Proposal Form PDF Word
Project Plan Template PDF Word
NRAO Staff Only: Project Plan Template Word
More Supporting Documents at the Bottom of this Page

Call for PROJECT PROPOSAL Schedule

Release of Call for Project Proposals 2013 June 03 Section 1.1
Notice of Intent 2013 June 17 Section 1.4
Deadline for Proposers' Questions 2013 June 28 Section 1.3
Closing Date 2013 August 16 Section 1.5
Notification of Awards 2013 October 04
Section 4.3
Validity Date of Proposals 2013 October 11
Section 1.7
Project Completion Date 2015 September 30 Section 1.1

PROJECT Important Dates

PROJECT Proposals received by 5:00pm ET, 16 August 2013, will receive full consideration.  Multiple proposals may be submitted by individual organizations and institutions.  Each proposal, however, must comply fully with all of the applicable requirements, including content and submission by the deadline.

Supporting Documents & Links

ALMA Standards
Document No.
ALMA Product Assurance Requirements
ALMA Quality Management Systems
ALMA SpecificationsDocument No.
ALMA System Electromagnetic Compatibility Requirements ALMA- PDF
ALMA Environmental Specifications
ALMA ProceduresDocument No.
ALMA Design Reviews - Definitions, Guidelines and Procedures ALMA- PDF
ALMA Product Tree ALMA- PDF
ALMA Documents from Earlier Calls
Report from the ALMA Development Working Group November 3, 2008 PDF
ALMA Development Matrix Plan March, 2010 PDF
Principles for the ALMA Development Program July, 2011 PDF
ALMA in the Coming Decade, Development Workshop
April 18, 2013 Link
ALMA Software Development Workshop October, 2011 Link

Post-Award Documents

Post-award DocumentsDocument No. or Date
FFATA Subrecipient Profile Questionnaire PDF
Subrecipient Agreement PDF
Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement PDF
Representations & Certifications