Advancing Forensic Science

The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) is dedicated to supporting the justice and defense communities through innovative programs, evaluation of the latest technologies, training, laboratory support and consulting. Our goal is for all stakeholders to receive and provide the highest level of forensic science services.


    Thanks to you, the FIC moves towards new grant

    Posted on October 15, 2014

    Thanks to your support, the Forensic Innovation Center (FIC) is one step closer to receiving a Mission Main Street Grant for Small Businesses from Chase Bank. The FIC needed 250 votes before October 17 to advance to the next round and we not only met it, we exceeded the goal three days early.

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    The FIC is going “Main Street”

    Posted on September 29, 2014

    The Forensic Innovation Center (FIC) is nominated for a $150,000 Mission Main Street Grant for Small Businesses from Chase Bank. To win the grant, however, the FIC needs your – and your friends’ – help. With at least 250 votes on the FIC entry page by October 17, the Center can move on to the [...]


    National Forensic Science Week Recap

    Posted on August 19, 2014

    The second annual National Forensic Science Week wrapped up as a hugely successful event with participation by crime laboratories and forensic professionals across America. Official proclamations were made by officials in cities including Largo, FL; Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; and Miami-Dade, FL, and statewide in Pennsylvania and Indiana to kick off the celebration. [...]


    New online course! Intro to Forensic Biology

    Posted on August 12, 2014

    There’s more to running a successful crime lab than the TV shows would lead you to believe. Real-life crime laboratories require safe and effective practices that are both scientific and administrative in nature. These two concepts go hand-in-hand because if your findings aren’t accurately recorded and analyzed, investigations can be compromised. [...]


    NFSTC Celebrates National Forensic Science Week

    Posted on August 11, 2014

    It’s a week we anticipate all year. No, it’s not Shark Week. It’s even better; it’s National Forensic Science Week! Our team is kicking off the second annual event with photo contests on our Facebook page, a new Forensic Update on our YouTube channel, and even launching a brand new Forensic Biology online course. If [...]