The goal of the DARPA Advanced Plant Technologies (APT) program is to create the foundations for engineering plant varieties able to receive a variety of stimuli and produce measurable signals as output (“stimulus-response”). APT will rigorously explore the feasibility of using engineered plant varieties as independent biosensors.


There is an unrestricted eligibility to this opportunity

Available Funding

  • Not specified by sponsor

Useful Links

  • Full details regarding the APT opportunity


CORIS Internal Review Please contact Heloise Emdon
cuResearch Checklist January 14, 2018
Submission to Sponsor January 11, 2018 (Abstracts)

February 21, 2018

Submitting Your Checklist

  • Checklists must be submitted via cuResearch, through which the Departmental and Associate Dean’s approval must be provided to complete the online application process.
  • More information on cuResearch can be found here.

Internal Contacts

If you would like assistance with proposal development and/or a substantive review of your proposal, please contact Heloise Emdon.