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Research Schedule for Calendar Year 2017

Research Schedule

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Year Round: IdeaScale Open for Posting Research and Implementation

Jan. 4: Announce Request for FY18 Implementation Ideas

Jan. 4 - Feb. 10: Implementation Ideas Due

Feb. 10 - March 17: RS Completes Implementation Plans

March 20 - March 31: TRIG Implementation Project Review Process

April 4: TRIG Meeting Implementation Selection

April 6: LRRB Focus Group

May 18: Research Ideas Due

May 23 - June 8: TRIG Research Idea Selection Process

June 8-19: TRIG Idea Literature Searches and Prescreen by Library

June 8-21: LRRB Idea Voting (via email)

June 28-29: LRRB Summer Meeting(LRRB Need Statements Finalized)

June 30 - July 28: LRRB Idea Literature Searches and Prescreen by Library

June 30 - Aug. 1: RS Complete Need Statements and Issue RFP for FY19 Research Proposals

Aug. 1 - Sept. 14: Universities, MnDOT Materials & Road Research Submit Proposals to MnDOT

Sept. 15-25: RS Multiple Proposal Review Process

Sept. 26 - Oct 11: LRRB Proposal Selection Process (via email)

Oct. 4-19: TRIG Proposal Short list Process (via email)

Oct. 18: LRRB FY 18 Research Short List Meeting

Nov. 1: TRIG Shortlist Arden Hills Meeting

Nov. 28-29: TRIG Winter MeetingFinal Proposal Selection for FY19

Dec. 6-7: LRRB Winter MeetingFinal Proposal Selection for FY19

Mid-January 2018: Notification Posted on RS Website