MIT Energy Initiative

Funding Opportunities

Learn about funding opportunities for MIT faculty

The MIT Energy Initiative Seed Fund Program supports innovative, early-stage research across the energy spectrum, encouraging researchers from throughout MIT’s five schools to collaborate in exploring new energy-related ideas and to open up new avenues for research.

Each year, the program attracts well-established energy experts as well as new faculty who need startup support and others who are applying their expertise in different fields to energy for the first time.

To date the program has provided about $19.9 million for 151 early-stage research projects in 29 different departments, labs, and centers across campus.

Funding is provided through the MITEI Founding and Sustaining Members Program. All MIT faculty or research staff with principal investigator privileges are eligible.

The 2016-2017 MITEI Seed Fund is now open

The 2016-2017 MITEI Seed Fund is open for submission through Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 5:00pm.

You can find the online submission page here.

After logging in, the form will display links to the documentation and files required to submit a proposal. This documentation has also been distributed to MITEI Principal Investigators directly via email. If you did not receive this email and want to be included in future funding opportunities through MITEI, please contact Brian Hodder.


2015-2016 Seed Fund

The 2015 – 2016 MIT Energy Initiative Energy Research Seed Fund Program request for proposals closed on December 9, 2015.

The Seed Fund Program hit a new record this year: MITEI received 81 proposals with a total of 94 principal investigators from 24 different MIT Departments, Labs, and Centers.

A curated list outside funding opportunities available to MIT faculty and researchers. This list is offered as a service to the MIT community and updated periodically.

Note: the close date below may not fully reflect filing requirements. There may be interim filing deadlines for a pre-application or letter of intent, or the date may be the interim filing deadline rather than the final proposal deadline. Follow the links provided for complete current information.

Last updated: March 28, 2017

Close Date Description $Total ($Max)
Agency
Load Date
2017/04/03DE-FOA-0001753 Solar Decathlon 2019 Future Planning – Request for Information Please see the full RFI DE-FOA-0001753 document in EERE Exchange at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are innovative, energy-efficient, and attractive. It provides participating students with hands-on experience and unique trainin… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/03/13
2017/04/04RFA-OAA-17-000007 Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP) USAID anticipates awarding a five-year cooperative agreement to strengthen the capacity of utility executives and employees in USAID assisted countries to effectively manage and operate power systems, run financially viable businesses, and integrate different types of energy resources into their power grids. These partnerships will bring together professionals/peers to share and discuss real world… Click for moreTBD ($20M)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2017/03/13
2017/04/05DE-FOA-0001674 Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: The Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) and the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR, in the Office of Science (SC)), both of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), hereby announce their interest in receiving applications to the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program for SciDAC Partnerships (hereafter, Partnerships), in areas of particular relevance to the resea… Click for more$7.5M ($800K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2017/01/03
2017/04/05DE-FOA-0001724 Subsurface Biogeochemical Research The Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research in Subsurface Biogeochemical Research (SBR). The mission of the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) within BER is to advance a robust predictive understanding of Earth’s climate and environmental… Click for more$4M ($600K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2017/01/03
2017/04/05DE-FOA-0001689 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number: DE-FOA-0001689, Modification 000003: Integrated Biorefinery Optimization The purposes of this modification are as follows: 1) Section I.B. – Topic Areas/Technical Areas of Interest a) Revision of text: Topic Area 2 Applications are required to be at a minimum starting TRL 2 through 4, and will end at TRL 3 through 5 respectively, that is, each application must advance its technology by at least one TRL level. Projects under this Topic Area require cost share be at leas… Click for moreTBD ($3.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/03/28
2017/04/1117-526 Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) is a bold and long-term investment that maintains a sustained focus on realizing the Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21, http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2010/nsf10015/nsf10015.jsp), which envisions a highly reusable and interoper… Click for more$17.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/04/14Cenovus-CCUS-RFP-20170328 Cenovus CCUS Request for Proposals Cenovus, a member of the MIT Energy Initiative Low-Carbon Energy Center for Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS), is interested in projects in three areas: CO2 utilization in the production of non-fuel products; bitumen beyond combustion, and on-board CO2 capture using metal organic frameworks.TBD (TBD)
Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage LCEC
(CCUS-LCEC)
2017/03/28
2017/04/2416-571 Partnerships for International Research and Education Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) is an NSF-wide program that supports international activities across all NSF-supported disciplines. The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. sci… Click for more$12M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/08/22
2017/04/24DE-FOA-0001714 Facsimile Appearance to Create Energy Savings (FACES) The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001714. Accordingly this modification, Inserted certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist. Revised the following sections of the FOA to provide guidance on required application forms and the cont… Click for more$9.5M ($9.5M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2017/03/13
2017/05/02DE-FOA-0001465 Advanced Manufacturing Projects for Emerging Research Exploration Modification No. 0001: The purpose of this modification is to extend the submission deadline for Full Applications to 5/2/2017, extend the expected submission deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments to 6/2/2017, revise the expected date for EERE Selection Notification to July 2017, and revise the expected timeline for Award Negotiations to July-September 2017. To enhance the responsiveness of th… Click for more$35M ($2.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/03/28
2017/05/05DE-FOA-0001713 Plasma Science Facilities The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) program in the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), hereby announces its interest in receiving cooperative agreement proposals for research and operation of, and/or construction of, intermediate-scale facilities for frontier plasma science research. User facilities are sought that can address frontier plasma science questions in multiple researc… Click for more$24M ($4.8M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2017/02/13
2017/05/10EIC-2017 Empowering Insular Communities Program 2017 The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is requesting proposals for its Empowering Insular Communities (EIC) Program which provides grant funding for energy strategies that reduce the cost of electricity and reduce dependence on foreign fuels in the U.S. Territories.$3M ($3M)
Department of the Interior
(DOI)
2017/02/27
2017/05/2613-542 Research Experiences for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of … Click for more$68.4M ($400K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/09/09
2017/06/1512-602 Innovation Corps Teams Program The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon fundamental research to guide the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society. In order to jumpstart a national innovation ecosystem, NSF has established the NSF Innovation Corps Teams Program (NSF I-Corps Te… Click for more$12.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/06/2117-516 Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program The Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC) program develops long-term partnerships among industry, academe, and government. The Centers are catalyzed by an investment from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and are primarily supported by industry Center members, with NSF taking a supporting role in the development and evolution of the Center. Each Center is established to cond… Click for more$20.5M ($200K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/08/0217-512 Division of Environmental Biology The Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. Scientific emphases range across many evolutionary and ecological patterns and processes at all spatial and temporal scales. Areas of research include biodiversity, phylogenetic systematics, molecular evolution, life history evolution, natural selection, ecology, biogeogr… Click for more$72M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/08/0217-513 Long Term Research in Environmental Biology The Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) Program supports the generation of extended time series of data to address important questions in evolutionary biology, ecology, and ecosystem science. Research areas include, but are not limited to, the effects of natural selection or other evolutionary processes on populations, communities, or ecosystems; the effects of interspecific intera… Click for more$5M ($450K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/08/1512-551 International Research Experiences for Students The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering. The IRES program supports active research participation by students enrolled as undergraduates or graduate studentsin any of the areas of research… Click for more$2.2M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/13
2017/09/0815-582 Advances in Biological Informatics The Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI) program seeks to encourage new approaches to the analysis and dissemination of biological knowledge for the benefit of both the scientific community and the broader public. The ABI program is especially interested in the development ofinformatics tools and resources that have the potential to advance- or transform- research in biology supported by the D… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/09/28
2017/09/11PD-09-7626 Science of Science and Innovation Policy The Science of Science & Innovation Policy (SciSIP) program supports research designed to advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy.The program funds research to develop models, analytical tools, data and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision making process and concern the use and allocation of scarce scientific resources. For example, research proposals ma… Click for more$6.1M ($750K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-17-1788 Nanomanufacturing Nanomanufacturing is the production of useful nano-scale materials, structures, devices and systems in an economically viable manner. The NSF Nanomanufacturing Program supports fundamental research in novel methods and techniques for batch and continuous processes, top-down (addition/subtraction) and bottom-up (directed self-assembly) processes leading to the formation of complex heterogeneous nan… Click for more$300K ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/09/15PD-17-1468 Manufacturing Machines and Equipment The MME program supports fundamental research that enables the development of new and/or improved manufacturing machines and equipment, and optimization of their use, with a particular focus on equipment appropriate for the manufacture of mechanical and electromechanical devices, products, and systems featuring scales from microns to meters (proposals relating to nanomanufacturing should be submit… Click for more$300K ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-16-006Y Operations Engineering The Operations Engineering (OE) program supports fundamental research on advanced analytical methods for improving operations in complex decision-driven environments. Analytical methods include, but are not limited to, deterministic and stochastic modeling, optimization, decision and risk analysis, data science, and simulation. Methodological research is highly encouraged but must be motivated by … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-17-8092 Materials Engineering and Processing Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) The Materials Engineering and Processing (MEP) program supports fundamental research addressing the processing and performance of engineering materials by investigating the interrelationship of materials processing, structure, properties and/or life-cycle performance for targeted applications. Materials processing proposals should focus on manufacturing p… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-17-1464 Engineering and Systems Design The Engineering and Systems Design (ESD) program supports fundamental research leading to new engineering and systems design methods and practices for specific global contexts. In particular, ESD seeks intellectual advances in which the theoretical foundations underlying design and systems engineering are operationalized into rigorous and pragmatic methods for a specific context. In addition, the … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-17-1637 Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials The overall goal of the Structural and Architectural Engineering and Materials (SAEM) program is to enable sustainable buildings and other structures that can be continuously occupied and/or operated during the structure’s useful life. The SAEM program supports fundamental research for advancing knowledge and innovation in structural and architectural engineering and materials that promotes a holi… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-17-014Y Engineering for Natural Hazards The Engineering for Natural Hazards (ENH) program supports fundamental research that advances knowledge for understanding and mitigating the impact of natural hazards on constructed civil infrastructure. Natural hazards considered by the ENH program include earthquakes, windstorms (such as tornadoes and hurricanes), tsunamis, storm surge, and landslides. The constructed civil infrastructure suppor… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-17-1630 Mechanics of Materials and Structures The Mechanics of Materials and Structures program supports fundamental research in mechanics as related to the behavior of deformable solid materials and structures under internal and external actions. The program supports a diverse spectrum of research with emphasis on transformative advances in experimental, theoretical, and computational methods. Submitted proposals should clearly emphasize the… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-12-8086 Design of Engineering Material Systems The Design of Engineering Material Systems (DEMS) program supports fundamental research intended to lead to new paradigms of design, development, and insertion of advanced engineering material systems. Fundamental research that develops and creatively integrates theory, processing/manufacturing, data/informatics, experimental, and/or computational approaches with rigorous engineering design princi… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/15PD-15-1631 Civil Infrastructure Systems The Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) program supports fundamental and innovative research necessary for designing, constructing, managing, maintaining, operating and protecting efficient, resilient and sustainable civil infrastructure systems. Research that recognizes the role that these systems play in societal functioning and accounts for how human behavior and social organizations contribute … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/09/30DE-FOA-0001428 Innovative Development in Energy-Related Applied Science (IDEAS) 2015 The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001428. Accordingly, this modification: Extended the Close date of the FOA to September 30, 2017. Updated Award Overview. See Section II.A of the FOA. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. ARPA-E will … Click for more$10M ($500K)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2016/09/09
2017/09/30N00014-17-S-B001 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for Long-Range Science and Technology (S&T) Projects which offer potential for advancement and improvement of Navy and Marine Corps operations. Readers should note that this is an announcement to declare ONR’s broad role in competitive funding of meritorious research across a spectrum of science and engineering disciplines. A … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2016/09/30
2017/09/30DE-FOA-0001664 FY 2017 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program The Office of Science (SC) of the Department of Energy hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics. On September 3, 1992, DOE published in the Federal R… Click for moreTBD ($4M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2016/10/12
2017/10/02PD-12-9102 Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms (CSDM-B) Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on sustainable chemistry, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as: ‘SusChEM: Name of Your Proposal’. For more information, see the DCL on SusChEM (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13013/nsf13013.pdf), a NSF Emphasis Area. Note: For proposals with sig… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/10/12
2017/10/02PD-12-9101 Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms (CSDM-A) Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on sustainable chemistry, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as: ‘SusChEM: [Name of Your Proposal]’. For more information, see the DCL on SusChEM (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13013/nsf13013.pdf), an NSF Emphasis Area. Note: For proposals with … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/10/12
2017/10/02PD-09-6878 Chemical Synthesis Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on sustainable chemistry, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as: ‘SusChEM: Name of Your Proposal’. For more information, see the DCL on SusChEM (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13013/nsf13013.pdf), a new NSF Emphasis Area. Note: For proposals with… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/10/12
2017/10/02PD-09-6881 Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on sustainable chemistry, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as: ‘SusChEM: Name of Your Proposal’. For more information, see the DCL on SusChEM (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13013/nsf13013.pdf), a new NSF Emphasis Area. Note: For proposals with… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/10/12
2017/10/02PD-09-6884 Chemical Catalysis “Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on understanding the role of the chemistry of nitrogen, phosphorous, and water in the nexus of food, energy and water systems, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as ‘INFEWS” N/P/H20: Name of Your Proposal.’ For more information, see the FY 2016 DCL on Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/10/12
2017/10/0916-590 SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourageindependence earlyin theFellow’scareerthrough supporting his or herresearch and training goals.The research and training plan of each fellowship must address important scientific questions within thescope of the SBE Directorate and the specific guidelines in this fellowship solic… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/20PD-16-7644 Energy for Sustainability The goal of the Energy for Sustainability program is to support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes and solutionsfor the sustainable production of electricity and fuels, and energy storage. Processes for sustainable energy production must be environmentally benign, reduce greenhouse gas production, and utilize renewable resources. Current topics of interest inclu… Click for more$13.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-7644 Energy for Sustainability The Energy for Sustainability program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which includes also 1) Catalysis; 2) Process Separations; and 3) Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics. The goal of theEnergy for Sustainabilityprogram is to support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes for the sustainable production of electricity … Click for more$13.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1440 Environmental Engineering The goal of the Environmental Engineering program is tosupport transformative research which applies scientific and engineering principles to avoid or minimize solid, liquid, and gaseous discharges, resulting from human activities on land, inland and coastal waters, and air, while promoting resource and energy conservation and recovery. The program also fosters cutting-edge scientific research for… Click for more$10.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1440 Environmental Engineering The Environmental Engineering program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster, which includes also 1) Environmental Sustainability; and 2) Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials. The goal of the Environmental Engineering program is tosupport transformative research which applies scientific and engineering principles to avoid or minimize solid, … Click for more$10.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1443 Fluid Dynamics The Fluid Dynamics program supports fundamental research on mechanisms and phenomena governing fluid flow from the molecular to the macroscopic scale. Proposed research should contribute to basic understanding, thus enabling the better design, predictability, efficiency, and control of systems that involve fluids. Encouraged are proposals that address behavior of new fluid materials and innovative… Click for more$9.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1443 Fluid Dynamics The Fluid Dynamics program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which includes also 1) Combustion and Fire Systems; 2) Particulate and Multiphase Processes; and 3) Thermal Transport Processes. The Fluid Dynamics program supports fundamental research toward gaining an understanding of the physics of various fluid dynamics phenomenon.Proposed research should contribute to basic scientific und… Click for more$9.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1415 Particulate and Multiphase Processes Thegoal of theParticulate and Multiphase Processes (PMP)program is to support fundamental research on physico-chemical phenomena that govern particulate and multiphase systems, including flow of suspensions, drops and bubbles, granular and granular-fluid flows, behavior of micro- and nanostructured fluids, and self-assembly/directed-assembly processes that involve particulates. The program encoura… Click for more$8.3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1415 Particulate and Multiphase Processes The Particulate and Multiphase Processes program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which includes also 1) Combustion and Fire Systems; 2) Fluid Dynamics; and 3) Thermal Transport Processes. Thegoal of theParticulate and Multiphase Processes (PMP)program is to support fundamental research on physico-chemical phenomena that govern particulate and multiphase systems, including flow of suspe… Click for more$8.3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1491 Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering The Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering (BBE) program supports fundamental engineering research that advances the understanding of cellular andbiomolecular processes in engineering biology and eventually leads to the development of enabling technology for advanced manufacturing and/or applications in support of the biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and bioenergy industries, or with applicati… Click for more$8.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1491 Cellular and Biochemical Engineering The Cellular and Biochemical Engineering program is part of the Engineering Biology and Health cluster, which includes also 1) Engineering of Biomedical Systems; 2) Biophotonics; 3) Nano-Biosensing; and 4) Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering. TheCellular and Biochemical Engineering (CBE)program supports fundamental engineering research that advances the understanding of cellular andbiomolecu… Click for more$8.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-7643 Environmental Sustainability Thegoal of the Environmental Sustainabilityprogram is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems. These systems provide ecological services vital for human survival. Research efforts supported by the program typically consider long time horizons and may incorporate contributions from the socia… Click for more$7.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-7643 Environmental Sustainability The Environmental Sustainability program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster, which includes also 1) Environmental Engineering; and 2) Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials. Thegoal of the Environmental Sustainabilityprogram is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustain… Click for more$7.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-17-1406 Thermal Transport Processes The Thermal Transport Processes program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which includes also 1) Combustion and Fire Systems; 2) Fluid Dynamics; and 3) Particulate and Multiphase Processes. The Thermal Transport Processes (TTP) program supports engineering research projects that lay the foundation for new discoveries in thermal transport phenomena. These projects should either develop ne… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-7236 Biophotonics The goal of the Biophotonicsprogram is to explore the research frontiers in photonics principles, engineering and technology that are relevant for critical problems in fields of medicine, biology and biotechnology. Fundamental engineering research and innovation in photonics is required to lay the foundations for new technologies beyond those that are mature and ready for application in medical di… Click for more$6.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-16-1403 Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics Thegoal of theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics(PRM)program is to advance fundamental engineering research on the rates and mechanisms of important classes of catalyzed and uncatalyzed chemical reactions as they relate to the design, production, and application of catalysts, chemical processes, biochemical processes, and specialized materials that have important im… Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1403 Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics The Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which includes also 1) Catalysis; 2) Process Separations; and 3) Energy for Sustainability. Thegoal of theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics(PRM)program is to advance fundamental engineering research on the rates and mechanisms of chemical … Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1401 Catalysis The goal of the Catalysis program is to advance research in catalytic engineering science and promote fundamental understanding and the development of catalytic materials and reactions that are of benefit to society. Research in this program should focus on new basic understanding of catalytic materials and reactions, utilizing synthetic, theoretical, and experimental approaches. Target applicatio… Click for more$4.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1401 Catalysis The Catalysis program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which includes also 1) Process Separations; 2) Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics; and 3) Energy for Sustainability. The goal of theCatalysisprogram is to advance research in catalytic engineering science and promotefundamental understanding and the development of catalytic materials and reactio… Click for more$4.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1407 Combustion and Fire Systems The goal of the Combustion and Fire Systems program is to generate cleaner global and local environments, enhance public safety, improve energy and homeland security, and enable more efficient energy conversion and manufacturing. The program endeavors to createfundamental scientific knowledge and engineering solutions that are needed to develop useful combustion applications and for mitigating the… Click for more$4.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1407 Combustion and Fire Systems The Combustion and Fire Systems program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which includes also 1) Fluid Dynamics; 2) Particulate and Multiphase Processes; and 3) Thermal Transport Processes. The goal of the Combustion and Fire Systems program is to generate cleaner global and local environments, enhance public safety, improve energy and homeland security, and enable more efficient energy … Click for more$4.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/20PD-16-1179 Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials The goal of theBiological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials program is to support research toadvance fundamental and quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological andenvironmental media with nanomaterials and nanosystems. Materials of interest include one- to three-dimensional nanostructures, heterogeneous nano-bio hybrid assemblies, and other nanoparticles. Such… Click for more$4.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/2016-564 NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering Plasma Physics is a study of matter and physical systems whose intrinsic properties are governed by collective interactions of large ensembles of free charged particles. 99.9% of the visible Universe is thought to consist of plasmas. The underlying physics of the collective behavior in plasmas has applications to space physics and astrophysics, materials science, applied mathematics, fusion scienc… Click for more$3.5M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
2017/10/20PD-17-1417 Process Separations The Process Separations program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which includes also 1) Catalysis; 2) Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics; and 3) Energy for Sustainability. The Process Separations program supports research focused on novel methods and materials for separation processes, such as those central to the chemical, biochemical, bioprocessin… Click for more$3.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2017/10/31PD-09-6883 Chemistry of Life Processes Note: for a proposal with significant emphasis on understanding of the role of the chemistry of nitrogen, phosphorous, and water in the nexus of food, energy and water systems, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as ‘INFEWS: N/P/H20: Name of Your Proposal.’ For more information, see the FY 2015 DCL on Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Syste… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-09-6882 Environmental Chemical Sciences Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on sustainable chemistry, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as: ‘SusChEM: Name of Your Proposal’. For more information, see the DCL on SusChEM (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13013/nsf13013.pdf), a new NSF Emphasis Area. Note: For proposals with… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-09-6885 Macromolecular, Supramolecular and Nanochemistry Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on sustainable chemistry, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as: ‘SusChEM: Name of Your Proposal’. For more information, see the DCL on SusChEM (http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13013/nsf13013.pdf), a new NSF Emphasis Area. Note: For proposals with… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-09-6880 Chemical Measurement and Imaging Note: For proposals with significant emphasis on understanding the role of the chemistry of nitrogen, phosphorous, and water in the nexus of food, energy and water systems, consider making proposal submissions to this program with the Proposal Title as “INFEWS: N/P/H2O: Name of Your Proposal.” For more information, see the FY 2016 DCL on Innovations at Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFE… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-10-1762 Solid State and Materials Chemistry This multidisciplinary program supports basic research in solid state and materials chemistry comprising the elucidation of the atomic and molecular basis for materials development and properties in the solid state spanning the entire range from the nanoscale to the bulk. Areas of interest include but are not limited to (1) development of original materials design principles, approaches to innovat… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-09-1771 Metals and Metallic Nanostructures The Metals and Metallic Nanostructures (MMN) Program supports fundamental research and education on the relationships between processing, structure and properties of metals and their alloys. The program focuses on experimental research while strongly encouraging the synergistic use of theory and computational materials science. Structure spanning atomic, nanometer, micrometer and larger length sca… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-03-1773 Polymers The DMR Polymers Program supports fundamental research and education on polymeric materials and polymer science. The Program portfolio is mainly experimental and highly diverse with components of materials science, chemistry, physics, and other related disciplines. While interdisciplinarity is stressed, a central goal includes developing and advancing the foundations of polymer science across the … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-03-1710 Condensed Matter Physics The Condensed Matter Physics program supports experimental, as well as combined experiment and theory projects investigating the fundamental physics behind phenomena exhibited by condensed matter systems. Representative research areas in such systems include: 1) phenomena at the nano- to macro-scale including: transport, magnetic, and optical phenomena; classical and quantum phase transitions; loc… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-03-1775 Electronic and Photonic Materials The Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM) program seeks to advance the field of electronics and photonics through basic, potentially transformative materials science research. The scope of the program encompasses the discovery and understanding of materials and material integration with potential for major technological innovations. The program covers identification and understanding of phenomen… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/10/31PD-06-7623 Biomaterials The Biomaterials program supports fundamental materials research related to (1) biological materials, (2) biomimetic, bioinspired, and bioenabled materials, (3) synthetic materials intended for applications in contact with biological systems, and (4) the processes through which nature produces biological materials. Projects are typically interdisciplinary and may encompass scales from the nanoscop… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/01PD-16-1517 Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices The Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) Program seeks to improve the fundamental understanding of devices and components based on the principles of micro- and nano-electronics, optics and photonics, optoelectronics, magnetics, electromechanics, electromagnetics, and related physical phenomena. The Electronics & Magnetic Devices component of EPMD enables discovery and innovation adv… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/01PD-16-7607 Energy, Power, Control, and Networks Recent advances in communications, computation, and sensing technologies offer unprecedented opportunities for the design of cyber-physical systems with increased responsiveness, interconnectivity and automation. To meet new challenges and societal needs, the Energy, Power, Control andNetworks (EPCN) Program invests in systems and control methods for analysis and design of cyber-physical systems t… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/01PD-16-7564 Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems The Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) Program is intended to spur visionary systems-oriented activities in collaborative, multidisciplinary, and integrative engineering research. CCSS supports systems research in hardware, signal processing techniques, and architectures to enable the next generation of cyber-physical systems (CPS) that leverage computation, communication, and al… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/02APS-OAA-16-000006 Development Innovation Ventures The purpose of this APS is to disseminate information to prospective applicants so they may develop and submit applications for USAID funding. This APS: (A) describes the types of activities for which applications will be considered; (B) describes the funding available and the process and requirements for submitting applications; (C) explains the criteria for evaluating applications; and (D) refer… Click for moreTBD ($15M)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2016/11/07
2017/11/07PD-08-1269 Statistics The Statistics Program supports research in statistical theory and methods, including research in statistical methods for applications to any domain of science and engineering. The theory forms the base for statistical science. The methods are used for stochastic modeling, and the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. The methods characterize uncertainty in the data and facilitate advan… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/07PD-10-1263 Probability The Probability Program supports research on the theory and applications of probability. Subfields include discrete probability, stochastic processes, limit theory, interacting particle systems, stochastic differential and partial differential equations, and Markov processes. Research in probability which involves applications to other areas of science and engineering is especially encouraged. Con… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/1513-510 Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) supports quantitative, predictive, and theory-driven fundamental research and related activities designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels. MCB is soliciting proposals for hypothesis-driven and discovery research and related activities in four core clusters: Molecular Bioph… Click for more$85M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/15PD-16-1266 Applied Mathematics The Applied Mathematics program supports mathematics research motivated by or having an effect on problems arising in science and engineering. Mathematical merit and novelty, as well as breadth and quality of impact on applications, are important factors. Proposals to develop critical mathematical techniques from individual investigators as well as from interdisciplinary teams are encouraged. Prop… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/11/1616-581 Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs CISE’s Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in three core programs: The Cyber-Human Systems(CHS) program; The Information Integration and Informatics (III)program; and The Robust Intelligence (RI) program. Proposals in the area of computer graphics and visualization may be submitted to anyof the three core program… Click for more$100M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/12/01DE-FOA-0001450 Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Storage Complex Facility The purpose of the FOA entitled Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Storage Complex Feasibility is to solicit and competitively seek research and development projects which will perform the initial characterization of a storage complex identified as having high potential, to establish its feasibility for commercial storage (50+ million metric tons CO2). The objectives of thi… Click for more$54M ($10M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2016/09/09
2017/12/0716-566 Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects The Division of Physics (PHY) supports physics research and education in the nation’s colleges and universities across a broad range of physics disciplines that span scales of space and time from the largest to the smallest and the oldest to the youngest. The Division is comprised of disciplinary programs covering experimental and theoretical research in the following major subfields of physics: A… Click for more$90M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
2017/12/07PD-16-7244 Computational Physics Computational Physics (CP) supports research for computational and data-enabled science. The program emphasizes novel methods for high-performance computing, such as algorithm development and efficient use of novel architectures, that require significant code development. Priority will be given to proposals that, in addition to compelling scientific goals, have a computational advance or new enabl… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/09/28
2017/12/1116-608 Smart and Autonomous Systems The Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) program focuses on Intelligent Physical Systems (IPS) that are cognizant, taskable, reflective, ethical, and knowledge-rich. The S&AS program welcomes research on IPS that are aware of their capabilities and limitations, leading to long-term autonomy requiring minimal or no human operator intervention. Example IPS include, but are not limited to, robotic pla… Click for more$16.5M ($1.4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/12/11PD-16-8069 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences The CDS&E-MSS program accepts proposals that confront and embrace thehost of mathematical and statistical challenges presented to thescientific and engineering communities by the ever-expanding role ofcomputational modeling and simulation on the one hand, and the explosionin production of digital and observational data on the other. The goalof the program is to promote the creation and development… Click for more$5M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/12/11PD-12-8084 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Advanced computational infrastructure and the ability to perform large-scale simulations and accumulate massive amounts of data have revolutionized scientific and engineering disciplines. The goal of the CDS&E program is to identify and capitalize on opportunities for major scientific and engineering breakthroughs through new computational and data analysis approaches. The intellectual drivers may… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/12/1516-580 Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace In today’s increasingly networked, distributed, and asynchronous world, cybersecurity involves hardware, software, networks, data, people, and integration with the physical world. Society’s overwhelming reliance on this complex cyberspace has, however, exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities: corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individuals have been victims of cyber-attacks. Achi… Click for more$68.3M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
2017/12/31N00014-17-S-F002 FY17 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce Program The ONR seeks a broad range of proposals for augmenting existing or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, or cultivate a diverse, world-class STEM workforce in order to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of any proposed effort must provide solutions that will establish and maintain pathways of diverse U.S. citizens who are interested in u… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2016/11/07
2018/01/0915-568 EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees to carry out an integrated program of independent research and education. The research and education plans of each fellowship must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplines. The program supports resear… Click for more$1.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/30
2018/01/1015-504 Major Research Instrumentation Program The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations. The program provides organizations with opportunities to acquire major instrumentation that supports… Click for more$75M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/30
2018/02/0817-504 Earth Sciences: Laboratory Technician Support The Instrumentation and Facilities Program in the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR/IF) supports meritorious requests for infrastructure that promotes research and education in areas supported by the Division (see http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=EAR). Under this solicitation EAR/IF will consider proposals for Laboratory Technician Support t… Click for more$750K ($750K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2018/02/1217-511 EarthScope EarthScope is an Earth science program to explore the 4-dimensional structure of the North American continent. The EarthScope Program provides a framework for broad, integrated studies across the Earth sciences, including research on fault properties and the earthquake process, strain transfer, magmatic and hydrous fluids in the crust and mantle, plate boundary processes, large-scale continental d… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2018/02/1217-521 Algorithms for Modern Power Systems The Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for improvement of the security, reliability, and efficiency of the modern power grid. The program is a partnership between the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Office of Electricity D… Click for more$1.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/27
2018/02/2217-514 PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation The PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF) program has two goals: 1) Support research in the Professional Formation of Engineers (PFE), and 2) Increase the community of researchers conducting PFE research. PIs are expected to have little or no experience conducting social science research. PFE: RIEF is not intended for established researchers in engineering education or othe… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/13
2018/04/02BAA-RDK-2012-0001 University Small Grants Broad Agency Announcement Description of Amendment 3: Changes in Directed Energy Core Technology Competencies (CTC) Point of Contact Information; Change in Grant Specialist and Grants Officer POCs; Change in the Program Manager; Add Public Purpose Statement Requirement; Replace outdated Budget Proposal Instructions; Change Administrative Access to Proprietary Information form, and Change Representation By Corporations Rega… Click for more$4.5M ($100K)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2017/03/28
2018/11/04BAA-RQKM-2014-0003 AFRL/RXC Structural Materials Open/Open BAA Program Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate is soliciting white papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this announcement that support the needs of its Structural Materials and Applications mission. Structural Materials technologies that range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development and transition are of interest. Descriptor… Click for more$49.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2016/11/07
2019/07/12BAA-RQKD-2014-0001 Open Innovation and Collaboration Open innovation is a methodology to capitalize on diverse, often non-traditional talents and insights, wherever they reside, to solve problems. Commercial industry has proven open innovation to be an effective and efficient mechanism to overcome seemingly impossible technology and/or new product barriers. AFRL has actively and successfully participated in collaborative open innovation efforts. Whi… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2016/08/22
2020/11/23BAA-RVKV-2015-0003 AFRL RD/RV University Cooperative Agreement This is a 5 year, open BAA. The AFRL Directed Energy Directorate (RD) and Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish university Cooperative Agreements (CA) to provide funds to students/professors in a timely manner for the purpose of engaging U.S./U.S. territories’ colleges and universities in directed energy and space vehicl… Click for more$24.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2016/08/22
2021/01/31DE-FOA-0001487 NEUP Fellowship and Scholarship Support This program supports education and training for future nuclear scientists, engineers and policy-makers who are attending U.S. universities and colleges in nuclear-related graduate, undergraduate and two-year study programs. These are zero-dollar awards that will be funded as students apply through the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy.TBD (TBD)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2016/08/22
2021/04/19BAA-AFRL-RQKMA-2016-0007 Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Functional Materials and Applications (AFRL/RXA) Two-Step Open BAA Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate is soliciting White Papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this two-step Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) that is open for a period of five (5) years. Functional Materials technologies that are of interest to the Air Force range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development and transitio… Click for more$42.5M ($5M)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001593 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing.” (DE-FOA-0001594) This FOA supports the establishment of a Clean Energy Manufa… Click for more$70M ($70M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001701 FY17 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement, number DE-FOA-0001629 entitled “FY 2017 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement”. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO APPL… Click for more$47.2M ($8M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2017/01/03
TBDDE-FOA-0001706 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement entitled FY 2017 Vehicle Technologies Deployment Funding Opportunity Announcement The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement, number DE-FOA-0001639 entitled “FY 2017 Vehicle Technologies Deployment Funding Opportunity Announcement”. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO APPLIC… Click for more$16M ($5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2017/01/03
TBD16-596 Condensed Matter and Materials Theory CMMT supports theoretical and computational materials research in the topical areas represented in DMR’s core or individual investigator programs, which include: Condensed Matter Physics (CMP), Biomaterials (BMAT), Ceramics (CER), Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM), Metals and Metallic Nanostructures (MMN), Polymers (POL), and Solid State and Materials Chemistry (SSMC). The program supports f… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBD16-614 Plant Genome Research Program The Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) supports genome-scale research in plant genomics that addresses challenging questions of biological importance and of relevance to society. The Program encourages the development of innovative tools, technologies and resources that push the boundaries of research capabilities and permit the community to answer seemingly intractable and pressing questions on… Click for more$15M ($10M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/10/12
TBD15-553 Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation – S2I2 SoftwareInfrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) is a long-term investment focused on realizing a portion of the Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21, http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504730) vision and catalyzing new thinking, paradigms and practices in science and eng… Click for more$13.5M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/08/22
TBD15-558 Hydrologic Sciences (HS) The Hydrologic Sciences Program focuses on the fluxes of water in the environment that constitute the water cycle as well as the mass and energy transport function of the water cycle. The Program supports the study of processes from rainfall to runoff to infiltration and streamflow; evaporation and transpiration; the flow of water in soils and aquifers; and the transport of suspended, dissolved, a… Click for more$10M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBD16-597 Ceramics This program supports fundamental scientific research in ceramics (e.g., oxides, carbides, nitrides and borides), glass-ceramics, inorganic glasses, ceramic-based composites and inorganic carbon-based materials. Projects should be centered on experiments; inclusion of computational and theory components are encouraged. The objective of the program is to increase fundamental understanding and to de… Click for more$10M ($160K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBDDE-FOA-0001612 HydroNEXT FOA: Innovative Technologies to Advance Non-Powered Dam and Pumped-Storage Hydropower Deve The complete Notice of Intent can be viewed on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov The purpose of this notice is to inform potential applicants that EERE intends to issue DE-FOA-0001455 “HydroNEXT FOA: Innovative Technologies to Advance Non-Powered Dam and Pumped-Storage Hydropower Development.” The overall objective of this FOA is to further the development of non-powered… Click for more$9.8M ($1.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001340 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement: Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager (DE-FOA-0001679). This FOA supports EERE AMO technical assistance activities. As background, the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) program is a resource conservati… Click for more$5M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/01/03
TBDPD-17-1179 Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials The Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster, which includes also 1) Environmental Engineering; and 2) Environmental Sustainability. The goal of theBiological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials program is to support research toadvance fundamental and quantitative understanding of … Click for more$4.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/03/28
TBDDE-FOA-0001709 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement: Extending Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Extending Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas (DE-FOA-0001704).” This FOA supports EERE AMO technical assistance activities. As background, the goal of the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) program is … Click for more$4.1M ($680K)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/01/03
TBDDE-FOA-0001558 Lighting Alternatives Maximizing Performance & Suitability (LAMPS) Amendment 000001 to DE-FOA-0001558. To view the changes associated with this amendment, please refer to the EERE Exchange website. The U.S. DOE Building Technologies Office Emerging Technologies program is announcing the availability of up to 3 million dollars in funding to develop energy efficient replacement lamps in general illumination applications. DOE seeks projects to develop suitable repla… Click for more$3M ($1.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2016/08/22
TBDPD-08-1986 Chemistry Research Experiences for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. The NSF Division of Chemistry funds about 20-25 REU Sites a year (depending on the availability of funds) as part of the NSF-wide REU activity. Projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing re… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001426 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-00001395: Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation The purpose of this Notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Building Technology Office, on behalf of the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled, “Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation”. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THIS NOTICE. Please… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-SOL-0008246 RFI – DOE R University, National Laboratory, Industry, and International Entities Input to the Office of Nuclear Energy’s Competitive Research and Development Work Scope Development – DOE is seeking ideas in the areas of research, information, comments, feedback, and recommendations from interested parties for future work scopes for the major NE-funded research programs. All responses are to be made at NEUP.g… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Department of Energy
(DOE)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-SOL-0008318 RFI – DOE Infrastructure Work Scope Development DOE is seeking information, comments, feedback, and recommendations from interested parties to determine what capabilities supporting research, training and technology demonstration are of highest interest to the nuclear energy research community. All responses are to be made at NEUP.gov per the attached instructions.TBD (TBD)
Department of Energy
(DOE)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001557 General Service Lamps Research and Development The Emerging Technologies (ET) Program of the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) is seeking information from the public on incandescent lamps in general illumination applications. The ET Program supports applied research and development (R&D) for technologies and systems that contribute to reductions in building energy consumption and helps to enable… Click for moreTBD ($1.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001623 Notice of Intent (NOI) DE-FOA-0001623 to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001461 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) and Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines.” The FOA will be restricted to U.S. Institutions of Higher Education (as defined in 20 U.S.C. Section 1001, and in accordance with 2 C.F.R Sec… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/08/22
TBDDE-FOA-0001659 Notice of Intent to Issue: DE-FOA-0001660 – Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands – 2016 Notice of Intent to Issue: Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001660 – Deployment of Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects on Indian Lands – 2016 The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs (Office of Indian Energy) is charged by Congress under the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self Determination Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAc… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/09/28
TBDDE-FOA-0001672 Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2017 The purpose of this notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2017”. (DE-FOA-000166… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/10/12
TBDDE-FOA-0001680 Notice of Intent (NOI) DE-FOA-0001680 to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001647 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Fuel Cell Technologies Office Annual FOA”. The FCTO is a key component of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) EERE portfolio. Fuel cells powered by hydrogen from renewable or low-carbon resources can lead to substantial… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/10/12
TBDDE-FOA-0001690 Notice of Intent to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001630: Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation – 2017 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Building Technologies Office (BTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Building America Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation – 2017”. This FOA supports the Building America Program which is the BTO Residential Building Integration (RBI) Program’s premier applied r… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/10/24
TBDDE-FOA-0001642 Geothermal Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies This Notice is issued so that interested parties are aware of EERE’s intention to issue DE-FOA-0001601: “Geothermal Deep Direct-Use Feasibility Studies” in the near term. All of the information contained in this Notice is subject to change. EERE will not respond to questions concerning this Notice. Once the FOA has been released, EERE will provide an avenue for potential Applicants to submit quest… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2016/11/07
TBDDE-FOA-0001684 Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Development and Advancement This Notice is issued so that interested parties are aware of EERE’s intention to issue DE-FOA-0001663: “Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology Development and Advancement” in the near term. All of the information contained in this Notice is subject to change. EERE will not respond to questions concerning this Notice. Once the FOA has been released, EERE will provide an avenue for potential Applicants… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/01/03
TBDDE-FOA-0001708 Notice of Intent (NOI) DE-FOA-0001708 for Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001628 “Productivity Enhanced Algae and Tool-Kits (PEAK)” This FOA will support an applied research focus on biological variables which contribute most greatly to the modeled minimum fuel selling price of algal biofuels. These biological variables include: biomass productivity; biomass composition (e.g., lipid, protein, and carbohydrate content); predation and pathogen resistance; halotolerance; heat and cold tolerance; and high-intensity light (i.e., di… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/01/03
TBDDE-FOA-0001707 Notice of Intent (NOI) DE-FOA-0001707 to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001689 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Integrated Biorefinery Optimization”. This FOA will support research and development of technologies that will improve the qu… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/01/03
TBDDE-FOA-0001711 Notice of Intent (NOI) to Issue a Request for Applications (RFA) entitled “Fiscal Year 17 Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) intends to issue a Request for Applications (RFA) entitled “Fiscal Year 17 Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI).” For fiscal year (FY) 2017, t… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2017/01/17
TBDBAA-N00173-01 NRL WIDE BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT BAA-N00173-01 The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the Navy’s corporate laboratory. NRL conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines. The basic research program is driven by perceptions about future requirements of the Navy.TBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2016/08/22
TBDBAA-N00173-02 NRL WIDE BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT BAA-N00173-02 The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the Navy’s coporate laboratory. NRL conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines. The basic research program is driven by perceptions about future requirements of the Navy.TBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2016/08/22
TBDBAA-N00173-03 NRL WIDE BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT BAA-N00173-03 The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the Navy’s coporate laboratory. NRL conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines. The basic research program is driven by perceptions about future requirements of the Navy.TBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2016/08/22
TBDPD-15-1636 Geotechnical Engineering and Materials The Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Program (GEM) supports fundamental research in soil and rock mechanics and dynamics in support of physical civil infrastructure systems. Also supported is research on improvement of the engineering properties of geologic materials by mechanical, biological, thermal, chemical, and electrical processes. The Program supports the traditional areas of foundati… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/08/22
TBDPD-98-1521 Aeronomy The Aeronomy Program supports research from the mesosphere to the outer reaches of the thermosphere and all regions of the Earth’s ionosphere. The Aeronomy Program seeks to understand phenomena of ionization, recombination, chemical reaction, photo emission, and the transport of energy, and momentum within and between these regions.The program also supports research into the coupling of this globa… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBDPD-98-1522 Physical and Dynamic Meteorology Physical and Dynamic Meteorology supports research involving studies of cloud physics; atmospheric electricity; radiation; boundary layer and turbulence; the initiation, growth, and propagation of gravity waves; all aspects of mesoscale meteorological phenomena, including their morphological, thermodynamic, and kinematic structure; development of mesoscale systems and precipitation processes; and … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBDPD-98-1523 Solar Terrestrial Supports research on the processes by which energy in diverse forms is generated by the Sun, transported to the Earth, and ultimately deposited in the terrestrial environment. Major topics include space weather impacts, helioseismology, the solar dynamo, the solar activity cycle, magnetic flux emergence, solar flares and eruptive activity, coronal mass ejections, solar wind heating, solar energeti… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBDN00173-16-R-BA01 NRL WIDE BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) is the Navy’s coporate laboratory. NRL conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines. The basic research program is driven by perceptions about future requirements of the Navy.TBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2016/08/22
TBDBAA-AFRL-AFOSR-2016-0007 Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research The Air Force Office of Scientific Research “we, us, our, or AFOSR” manages the basic research investment for the U.S. Air Force. As a part of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), our technical experts discover, shape, and champion research within the Air Force Research Laboratory, universities, and industry laboratories to ensure the transition of research results to support U.S. Air Force n… Click for moreTBD ($80M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2016/10/24
TBDPD-16-7222 Crosscutting Activities Program in Materials Research The Crosscutting Activities Program in Materials Research (XC) coordinates and supports crosscutting activities within the Division of Materials Research (DMR) and more broadly across NSF. Many XC activities are co-funded with other NSF units. Diversity: Activities that focus on broadening participation of underrepresented groups are supported. It is recommended that you contact one of the Program… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2016/11/07
TBDPD-98-1524 Atmospheric Chemistry Supports research to measure and model the concentration and distribution of gases and aerosols in the atmosphere. Also, supports research on chemical reactions among atmospheric species; sources and sinks of important trace gases and aerosols; transport of gases and aerosols throughout the atmosphere; atmospheric photochemistry, heterogeneous reactions, aqueous-phase chemistry and aerosol process… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBD2016-NIST-MSE-01 Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs NIST is soliciting applications for financial assistance for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) within the following NIST Laboratory grant programs: (1) the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) Grant Program; (2) the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) Grant Program; (3) the Engineering Laboratory (EL) Grant Program; (4) the Fire Research (FR) Grant Program; (5) the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2016/08/22
TBDPD-17-1636 Geotechnical Engineering and Materials The Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Program (GEM) supports fundamental research in soil and rock mechanics and dynamics in support of physical civil infrastructure systems. Also supported is research on improvement of the engineering properties of geologic materials for infrastructure use by mechanical, biological, thermal, chemical, and electrical processes. The Program supports the tradit… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBDBAA-AFR-SD-2016 The USAID BAA for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions that address development challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites interested parties to participate wi… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2016/10/12
TBDPD-17-7684 Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research The overall goal of the Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) program is to foster the development of innovative cyberinfrastructure (CI) technologies and new means of leveraging existing CI resources to catalyze emerging areas of potentially transformative science and engineering research, including NSF priority areas, national strategic initiatives, and intern… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/01/03
TBDPD-16-1636 Geotechnical Engineering and Materials The Geotechnical Engineering and Materials Program (GEM) supports fundamental research in soil and rock mechanics and dynamics in support of physical civil infrastructure systems. Also supported is research on improvement of the engineering properties of geologic materials for infrastructure use by mechanical, biological, thermal, chemical, and electrical processes. The Program supports the tradit… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2017/02/13
TBDRFA-OAA-17-00007 Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP) USAID anticipates awarding a five-year cooperative agreement to strengthen the capacity of utility executives and employees in USAID assisted countries to effectively manage and operate power systems, run financially viable businesses, and integrate different types of energy resources into their power grids. These partnerships will bring together professionals/peers to share and discuss real world… Click for moreTBD ($20M)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2017/02/13

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