External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on August 12, 2019

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2019/08/26DE-FOA-0002107 Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Novel Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements (DIFFERENTIATE) The purpose of this modification is to incorporates changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002108: Updated Full Application submission deadline to 5 PM ET, Monday, August 26, 2019. 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 not review or consider full applications submitted through … Click for more$15M ($5M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/08/26DE-FOA-0002108 Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Novel Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements (DIFFERENTIATE) SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporates changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002108: Updated Full Application submission deadline to 5 PM ET, Monday, August 26, 2019. 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 not review or consider full applications submitted through … Click for more$5M ($1.9M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/09/05DE-FOA-0001980 FY19 Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic FOA The purposes of this modification are to: 1. Extend the submission deadline for Full Applications to 9/5/2019 at 5PM ET (Cover Page); 2. Revise the description of the Cover Page requirements in section IV.D.ii of the FOA to specify that the Tier being addressed must be identified in the cover page of the Technical Volume. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports federal investment in i… Click for more$88.8M ($12M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/09/16DE-FOA-0002163 Energy-Efficient Technologies for Automated Vehicles (AVs) RFI – Energy-Efficient Technologies for Automated Vehicles (AVs) This is a Request for Information only. This RFI is not accepting applications for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs. The Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E) of the US Department of Energy is seeking i… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/10/0319-508 EHR Core Research The EHR Core Research program (ECR) invites proposals for fundamental research (basic research or use-inspired basic research) that advances knowledge in one or more of the three Research Tracks: Research on STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development. The ECR program places emphasis on the rigorous develo… Click for more$35M ($2.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/31DE-FOA-0001817 U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development The fundamental premise behind this FOA is to provide a direct vehicle to support innovative, domestic nuclear industry-driven designs and technologies that have high potential to improve the overall economic outlook for nuclear power in the U.S.$400M ($40M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2019/12/19DE-FOA-0001954 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-00001954. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic G: Supporting Entrepreneurial Energy Discoveries. See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix G and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the… Click for more$33.5M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2023/12/19FOA-RVK-2019-0001 AFRL RV-RD Assistance Instruments Announcement This is a 5 year open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) accepting proposals from the date of publication for the award of Grant and Cooperative Agreement Assistance Instruments. The AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) and Directed Energy Directorate (RD) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish University Cooperative Agreements and Grants to provide… Click for moreTBD ($90M)
AFRL DET 8
(DOD-AFRL-AFRLDET8)
 

Last updated August 12, 2019

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2019/08/1417-565 Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers As the nation continues to expand the horizon of opportunities and possibilities through advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the need for a more diverse and well-prepared STEM workforce is also expanding [1]. The challenge of preparing citizens for the expanding workforce and the changing workplace environments calls for new innovations in STEM education [2]. ITEST… Click for more$20M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/08/20
2019/08/1418-554 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative With the goal of encouraging research independence immediately upon obtaining one’s first academic position after receipt of the PhD, the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) will award grants to initiate the course of one’s independent research. Understanding the critical role of establishing that independence early in one’s career, it is expected that funds wil… Click for more$10M ($175K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/08/20
2019/08/1419-579 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative The NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) seeks to award grants intended to support research independence among early-career academicians who specifically lack access to adequate organizational or other resources. It is expected that funds obtained through this program will be used to support untenured faculty or research scientists (or equivalent) in their fi… Click for more$10M ($175K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
2019/08/15PD-98-1670 Chemical Oceanography TheChemical OceanographyProgram supports research into the chemistry of the oceans and the role of the oceans in global geochemical cycles. Areas of interest include chemical composition, speciation, and transformation; chemical exchanges between the oceans and other components of the Earth system; internal cycling in oceans, seas, and estuaries; and the use of measured chemical distributions as i… Click for more$26M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/08/15PD-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)
2018/08/20
2019/08/15PD-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)
2018/08/20
2019/08/15PD-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 also includes 1) Catalysis; 2) Electrochemical Systems; and 3) Molecular Separations. 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)
2018/08/20
2019/08/15PD-17-1401 Catalysis The Catalysis program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes 1) Electrochemical Systems; 2) Molecular Separations; and 3) Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics. 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)
2018/10/15
2019/08/15PD-98-1650 Biological Oceanography The Biological Oceanography Program supports fundamental research in biological oceanography and marine ecology (populations to the ecosystems) broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. Projects submitted to the program are often interdisciplinary efforts that may include participation by other OCE Programs. De… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/08/15PD-98-1610 Physical Oceanography The Physical Oceanography Program supports research on a wide range of topics associated with the structure and movement of the ocean, with the way in which it transports various quantities, with the way the ocean’s physical structure interacts with the biological and chemical processes within it, and with interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, solid earth and ice that surround it.TBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/08/15PD-98-1331 Sociology The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization — societies, institutions, groups and demography — and processes of individual and institutional change. The Program encourages theoretically focused empirical investigations aimed at improving the explanation of fundamental social processes. Included is research on organizations and organizational behavior, … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/02/25
2019/08/15PD-18-1440 Environmental Engineering The Environmental Engineering program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster together with 1) the Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials program and 2) the Environmental Sustainability program. Environmental engineering is an interdisciplinary field that applies chemical, biological, and physical scientific principles to protect human and ecol… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/08/20
2019/08/16N00014-19-S-F008 Funding Opportunity Announcement FY2020 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) Investigator Program (YIP). ONR’s Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track or tenure-track-equivalent academic appointment, who have received their PhD or equivalent degree on or after 01 January 2012, and who show exceptional promise for doing creative research. The objectives of this program… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/07/01
2019/08/19PD-98-1320 Economics The Economics program supports research designed to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions of the U.S. economy and of the world system of which it is a part. This program also strengthens both empirical and theoretical economic analysis as well as the methods for rigorous research on economic behavior. It supports research in almost every area of economics, including econometr… Click for more$220K (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/02/25
2019/08/20DE-FOA-0001960 – Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing The purposes of Modification 0001 to the FOA are to: 1) Add the following text and corresponding footnote link to Section I.A.v., “DOE intends to only fund work that is complementary to and not duplicative of existing DOE and other Manufacturing Innovation Institutes” (page 8). 2) Change the Statement of Project Objectives page limit from 50 to 40 in Section IV.D.i. (page 35). The Office of Energy… Click for more$70M ($70M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/05/06
2019/08/23PD-17-1340 Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) The NSF Engineering (ENG) Directorate has launched a multi-year initiative, theProfessional Formation of Engineers, to create and support an innovative and inclusive engineering profession for the 21stcentury. Professional Formation of Engineers (PFE) refers to the formal and informal processes and value systems by which people become engineers. It also includes the ethical responsibility of pract… Click for more$5.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/06/17
2019/08/23DE-FOA-0002151 Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Site Characterization and Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Assessment This Notice of Intent is for informational purposes only and the Department of Energy is not seeking comments on the information contained in this Notice. This is a Notice of Intent to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-00001999, titled Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Site Characterization and Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Assessment. It is anticipated that … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/07/30
2019/08/26DE-FOA-0002107 Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Novel Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements (DIFFERENTIATE) The purpose of this modification is to incorporates changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002108: Updated Full Application submission deadline to 5 PM ET, Monday, August 26, 2019. 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 not review or consider full applications submitted through … Click for more$15M ($5M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/08/12
2019/08/26DE-FOA-0002108 Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Novel Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements (DIFFERENTIATE) SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporates changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002108: Updated Full Application submission deadline to 5 PM ET, Monday, August 26, 2019. 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 not review or consider full applications submitted through … Click for more$5M ($1.9M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/08/12
2019/08/2717-541 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science (including engineering and computer science) teachers. The program invites creative and innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting and preparing highly ef… Click for more$58M ($3.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/09/17
2019/08/2819-584 Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis Synopsis of Program: The OPUS program seeks to provide opportunities for mid- to later-career investigators to develop new understanding of science in the fields supported by the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) through two tracks of synthesis activities. OPUS: Mid-Career Synthesis. This track aims toprovide a mid-career researcher, defined as a candidate at the associate professor rank (or… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/06/04
2019/08/29DE-FOA-0002143 Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2019 As part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)’s mission is to promote widespread energy efficiency and renewable energy technology adoption in the Federal sector. FEMP assists Federal agencies in meeting energy-related goals by bringing expertise from all levels of project and policy implementation … Click for more$3.5M ($1M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/07/30
2019/08/30DE-FOA-0002157 Request for Information: Planning and Operation Models and Data Analytics for Solar Grid Integration The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) is issuing this request for information (RFI) to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders. This RFI will inform SETO’s strategic planning on research related to the integration of distributed solar energy resources. Specifically, this RFI will inform strategies … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/07/30
2019/08/31DE-FOA-0002116 Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future Notice of Intent for Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002057 entitled Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the FutureTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/09/03HR001118S0058 Polyplexus Pilot 2 The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking participants for a pilot program designed to utilize modern connectivity to rapidly develop promising basic research pathways and then efficiently develop basic research proposals. DSO’s intent is to fund research proposals resulting from this pilot program. As with other recent DARPA/DSO opportun… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2019/03/22
2019/09/05DE-FOA-0001980 FY19 Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic FOA The purposes of this modification are to: 1. Extend the submission deadline for Full Applications to 9/5/2019 at 5PM ET (Cover Page); 2. Revise the description of the Cover Page requirements in section IV.D.ii of the FOA to specify that the Tier being addressed must be identified in the cover page of the Technical Volume. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports federal investment in i… Click for more$88.8M ($12M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/08/12
2019/09/0619-564 Smart and Connected Communities Communities in the United States (US) and around the world are entering a new era of transformation in which residents and their surrounding environments are increasingly connected through rapidly-changing intelligent technologies. This transformation offers great promise for improved wellbeing and prosperity but poses significant challenges at the complex intersection of technology and society. T… Click for more$43M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/09/06NOAA-OAR-OER-2020-2006011 Ocean Exploration Fiscal Year 2020 Funding Opportunity NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration & Research (OER) is soliciting proposals for ocean exploration in waters under U.S. jurisdiction, including the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). OER is interested in projects that provide data and information that may inform ocean-related segments of the U.S. economy, also referred to as the Blue Economy, and in projects that support Seabed 2030 goals, an inte… Click for more$3M ($750K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2019/04/08
2019/09/06N00014-19-S-SN07 Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Enabled Capabilities The purpose of this Special Notice is to focus attention of the scientific community on (1) basic and applied research and development needs for Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning; (2) identified needs and research interests in turning AI/ML into decision support / decision aiding tools for rapid deployment to Naval Command and Control applications; and (3) the timetable for submission of … Click for moreTBD ($12M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/07/01
2019/09/09PD-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)
2019/03/11
2019/09/0919-547 A Science of Science Policy Approach to Analyzing and Innovating the Biomedical Research Enterprise The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are interested in proposals that will propel our understanding of the biomedical research enterprise by drawing from the scientific expertise of the science of science policy research community. NSF promotes the progress of science by maintaining the general health of research and education across all fields of scien… Click for more$2M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/06/04
2019/09/0915-583 Science of Science and Innovation Policy Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants 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 m… Click for more$100K (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/09/1118-565 EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees toconduct an integrated program of independent research and professional development.Fellowship proposals must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplinary programsand must align with the overall theme for the postdoctoral program. The program supports researchers for … Click for more$1.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/01
2019/09/1618-568 Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs CISE’s Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF) supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in four core programs: The Algorithmic Foundations (AF) program; The Communications and Information Foundations (CIF) program; The Foundations of Emerging Technologies (FET) program; and The Software and Hardware Foundations (SHF) program. Proposers are invited to su… Click for more$100M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
2019/09/1617-602 Leading Engineering for America’s Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure The LEAP HI program challenges the engineering research community to take a leadership role in addressing demanding, urgent, and consequential challenges for advancing America’s prosperity, health and infrastructure. LEAP HI proposals confront engineering problems that are too complex to yield to the efforts of a single investigator — problems that require sustained and coordinated effort from i… Click for more$7.5M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/01
2019/09/16PD-18-8069 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences The CDS&E-MSS program accepts proposals that confront and embrace the host of mathematical and statistical challenges presented to the scientific and engineering communities by the ever-expanding role of computational modeling and simulation on the one hand, and the explosion in production of digital and observational data on the other. The goal of the program is to promote the creation and develo… Click for more$5M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/01
2019/09/16DE-FOA-0002163 Energy-Efficient Technologies for Automated Vehicles (AVs) RFI – Energy-Efficient Technologies for Automated Vehicles (AVs) This is a Request for Information only. This RFI is not accepting applications for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs. The Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPA-E) of the US Department of Energy is seeking i… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/08/12
2019/09/1817-575 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science NSF’s Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) have joined to support the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program. This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM… Click for more$5.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/01
2019/09/1818-566 Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) plan to support fundamental research in mathematics and statistics necessary to answer questions in the biological and biomedical sciences. Both … Click for more$5M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/29
2019/09/2418-505 International Research Experiences for Students The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineeringstudents. The IRES program contributes todevelopment of a diverse, globally-engagedworkforce with world-class skills. IRESfocuses onactive research participation by undergraduate or graduate studentsin high quality international research… Click for more$11M ($1.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/15
2019/09/25PD-18-1263 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)
2018/10/15
2019/09/2619-553 Cyber-Physical Systems Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computation and physical components. Advances in CPS will enable capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, security, and usability that will expand the horizons of these critical systems. CPS technologies are transforming the way people interact with engineered sys… Click for more$51.5M ($7M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
2019/09/2719-507 NSF Quantum Computing & Information Science Faculty Fellows In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). One of these ideas, “The Quantum Leap: Leading the Next Quantum Revolution,” advances quantum technologies of the future: … Click for more$6.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/07/15
2019/09/2717-585 Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways forgraduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a ra… Click for more$4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/15
2019/09/3019-589 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs The NSF CISE Directorate supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in all aspects of computing, communications, and information science and engineering, as well as advanced cyberinfrastructure, through the following core programs: Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC): OAC Core Research (OAC Core) program; Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): … Click for more$280M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/07/15
2019/09/30DE-FOA-0001968 FY2019 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 more$250M ($4M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/01/08
2019/09/3019-577 Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical S… Click for more$150M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
2019/09/3017-590 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growthin the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy. The National Science Foundatio… Click for more$73M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/08
2019/09/3019-572 Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers 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, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities that defy existing cyber-defense measures; corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individual… Click for more$15M ($10M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/07/01
2019/09/30G18AS00078 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) 3DEP was developed to respond to needs for high-quality topographic data and for a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation’s natural and constructed features. This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is issued to facilitate the collection of lidar and derived elevation data for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). The BAA continues the USGSs long-standing approach to elevation … Click for moreTBD ($500K)
Geological Survey
(DOI-USGS1)
2019/04/24
2019/09/30N00014-19-S-B001 Long Range BAA The Office of Naval Research (ONR), ONR Global (ONRG), andthe Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) are interested in receiving proposalsfor Long-Range Science and Technology (S&T) Projects which offer potentialfor advancement and improvement of Navy and Marine Corps operations. Readersshould note that this is an announcement to declare ONR’s broad role incompetitive funding of meritorious research … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/03/11
2019/10/0319-508 EHR Core Research The EHR Core Research program (ECR) invites proposals for fundamental research (basic research or use-inspired basic research) that advances knowledge in one or more of the three Research Tracks: Research on STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development. The ECR program places emphasis on the rigorous develo… Click for more$35M ($2.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/12
2019/10/1619-576 Centers for Chemical Innovation The Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) Program supportsresearch centersfocused on major, long-term fundamental chemical researchchallenges.CCIs that addressthese challenges will produce transformative research, lead to innovation, and attract broad scientific and public interest. CCIs are agile structures that can respond rapidly to emerging opportunities through enhanced collaborations. CCIs i… Click for more$17.4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
2019/10/1816-564 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)
2018/11/14
2019/10/2117-582 Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change The goal of research funded under the interdisciplinary P2C2 solicitation is to utilize key geological, chemical, atmospheric (gas in ice cores), and biological records of climate system variability to provide insights into the mechanisms and rate of change that characterized Earth’s past climate variability, the sensitivity of Earth’s climate system to changes in forcing, and the response of key … Click for more$11M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/14
2019/10/28NOAA-OAR-CPO-2020-2006076 Climate Program Office 2020 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is focused on providing the essential and highest quality environmental information vital to our Nation’s safety, prosperity and resilience. Toward this goal, the agency conducts and supports weather and climate research, oceanic and atmospheric observations, modeling, information management, assessments, interdisciplinary decision-support… Click for more$13.5M ($300K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2019/07/30
2019/10/31DE-FOA-0001817 U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development The fundamental premise behind this FOA is to provide a direct vehicle to support innovative, domestic nuclear industry-driven designs and technologies that have high potential to improve the overall economic outlook for nuclear power in the U.S.$400M ($40M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2019/08/12
2019/11/0117-580 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs Research supported by the Division of Materials Research (DMR) focuses on advancing fundamental understanding of materials, materials discovery, design, synthesis, characterization, properties, and materials-related phenomena. DMR awards enable understanding of the electronic, atomic, and molecular structures, mechanisms, and processes that govern nanoscale to macroscale morphology and properties;… Click for more$55M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/14
2019/11/0119-548 Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI): The Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) umbrella program seeks to enable funding opportunities that are flexible and responsive to the evolving and emerging needs in cyberinfrastructure. This program continues the CSSI program by removing the distinction betweensoftwareanddataelements/framework implementations, and instead emphasizing integrated cyberinfrastructure servi… Click for more$46.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
2019/11/0617-573 Advancing Informal STEM Learning The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learningopportunities forthe public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environme… Click for more$44M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
2019/11/1317-584 Discovery Research PreK-12 The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and dev… Click for more$57M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
2019/11/1418-567 Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC): Research Core Program The Office ofAdvanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) supports translational research and education activities in all aspects of advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) that lead to deployable, scalable, and sustainable systems capable of transforming science and engineering research. Advanced CI includes the spectrum of computational, data, software, networking, and security resources, tools, and services, a… Click for more$7.5M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
2019/11/1518-575 Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants The Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG) Program is an inclusive and flexible funding opportunity to support research in the astronomical sciences. The Program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for observational, theoretical, laboratory, and archival data studies in astronomy and astrophysics. The Program also considers proposals for projects and tools … Click for more$48.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
2019/11/1517-579 Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is an alliance-based program. The program’s theory isbased on the Tinto model for student retention1.Theoverall goal of the program is to assist universities and collegesin diversifying the nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce by increasing the number of STEM baccalaureate and graduate degre… Click for more$22.3M ($4.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/02/25
2019/11/1519-528 CNH2: Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems The CNH2 Program supports research projects that advance basic scientific understanding of integrated socio-environmental systems and the complex interactions (dynamics, processes, and feedbacks) within and among the environmental (biological, physical and chemical) and human (“socio”) (economic, social, political, or behavioral) components of such a system. The program seeks proposals that emphas… Click for more$18M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/11/1518-576 Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation The Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI) program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for development of new technologies and instrumentation for astronomy and astrophysics.The program supports overarching science objectives of the Division of Astronomical Sciences.Development of innovative, potentially transformative technologies are encouraged, even at hi… Click for more$8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
2019/11/15PD-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)
2018/11/26
2019/11/2619-517 Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers The Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) program provides sustained support of interdisciplinary materials research and education of the highest quality while addressing fundamental problems in science and engineering. Each MRSEC addresses research of a scope and complexity requiring the scale, synergy, and multidisciplinarity provided by a campus-based research center. The … Click for more$31.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/14
2019/12/02PD-16-1271 Computational Mathematics Supports mathematical research in areas of science where computation plays a central and essential role, emphasizing analysis, development and implementation of numerical methods and algorithms, and symbolic methods. The prominence of computation with analysis and ultimate implementation efficiency of the computational methods in the research is a hallmark of the program. Proposals ranging from si… Click for more$18M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/08
2019/12/05PD-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)
2019/01/08
2019/12/0618-509 Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE) The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides supportto enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions (MSI) through the establishment of centers that effectively integrate education and research.MSIs of higher education denote institutions that have undergraduate enrollments of 50% or more (based on total student enrollment) of members o… Click for more$19.3M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/12/1018-564 Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects The Division of Physics (PHY)supports physics research and the preparation of future scientists 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 maj… Click for more$90M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/08
2019/12/1316-552 Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program seeks to advance knowledge about models to improve pathways to the professoriate and success for historically underrepresented minority doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, particularly African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders, in … Click for more$8M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/08
2019/12/16PD-18-1269 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)
2019/01/08
2019/12/16PD-18-1260 Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure Program The major aim of the DMS Infrastructure Program is to foster the continuing health of the mathematical sciences research community as a whole. Hence, the program supports projects that positively influence the entire community, most often those cutting across multiple sub-disciplines. Activities funded include working research sessions, such as conferences and symposia, as well as larger initiativ… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/08
2019/12/1817-516 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)
2019/07/15
2019/12/19DE-FOA-0001954 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-00001954. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic G: Supporting Entrepreneurial Energy Discoveries. See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix G and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the… Click for more$33.5M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/08/12
2019/12/19DE-FOA-0001953 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-00001953. Accordingly this modification, Updated FOA to include optional “Replies to Reviewer Comments” are due at 5 pm ET on 09/04/2019. 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 not review or… Click for more$29.5M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/07/15
2019/12/3112-01 FAA Aviation Research and Development Grants The FAA is soliciting proposals for research grants and cooperative agreements to pursue the long-term growth and short-term technical needs of civil aviation.In order to streamline the application process, it is recommended that all prospective grantees submit a white paper (letter of intent) for agency technical review before complete proposal submission. Please be sure to identify the specific … Click for moreTBD ($5M)
DOT – FAA Aviation Research Grants
(DOT-FAA-FAA ARG)
2018/09/04
2020/01/0616-562 Prediction of and Resilience against Extreme Events Natural disasters cause thousands of deaths annually, and in 2013 alone caused over $130 billion in damage worldwide. There is clear societal need to better understand and mitigate the risks posed to the US by natural hazards, consistent with the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) “…to promote the progress of science [and] advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare…… Click for more$25M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/30
2020/01/0819-506 Partnerships for Innovation The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit…. Click for more$20M ($550K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/07/30
2020/01/1317-598 Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier The purpose of the Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in learning technologies to prepare learners to excel in work at the human-technology frontier. This program responds to the pressing societal need to educate and re-educate learners of all ages (students, teachers and workers) in science, technology, engineering, and … Click for more$15M ($750K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/30
2020/01/1519-552 ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions The NSF ADVANCE program contributes to the National Science Foundation’s goal of a more diverse and capable science and engineering workforce.[1] In this solicitation, the NSF ADVANCE program seeks to build on prior NSF ADVANCE work and other research and literature concerning gender, racial, and ethnic equity. The NSF ADVANCE program goal is to broaden the implementation of evidence-based systemi… Click for more$30M ($12.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/06/17
2020/01/2118-513 Major Research Instrumentation Program The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education and not-for-profit scientific/engineering research organizations. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too cost… Click for more$75M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/30
2020/01/2219-536 National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots The NRI-2.0 program builds upon the original National Robotics Initiative (NRI) program to support fundamental research in the United States that will accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots (co-robots) that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus of the NRI-2.0 program is onubiquity, which in this context means seamless integration of co-robots to assist humans in e… Click for more$35M ($1.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2020/01/2719-567 Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships The Science and Technology Centers (STC): Integrative Partnerships program supports exceptionally innovative, complex research and education projects that require large-scale, long-term awards. STCs focus on creating new scientific paradigms, establishing entirely new scientific disciplines and developing transformative technologies which have the potential for broad scientific or societal impact…. Click for more$25M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/22
2020/01/3019-578 Physics Frontiers Centers The Physics Frontiers Centers (PFC) program supports university-based centers and institutes where the collective efforts of a larger group of individuals can enable transformational advances in the most promising research areas. The program is designed to foster major breakthroughs at the intellectual frontiers of physics by providing needed resources such as combinations of talents, skills, disc… Click for more$8M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
2020/02/0519-531 Frontier Research in Earth Sciences The FRES program will support research in Earth systems from its core through the critical zone. The project may focus on all or part of the surface, continental lithospheric, and deeper Earth systems over the entire range of temporal and spatial scales.FRES projects will typically have a larger scientific scope and budget than those considered for funding by core programs in the Division of Earth… Click for more$12M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2020/02/0619-522 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowl… Click for more$45M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2020/02/1017-521 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)
2019/03/11
2020/02/1317-504 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 to provide for optimal and efficient operation of advanc… Click for more$750K ($750K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2020/02/2717-514 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)
2019/03/11
2020/03/1018-526 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. A jurisdiction is eligible to participate in EPSCoR programs if its level of NSF research support is equal to or less than 0.75 percent of the total NSF research and related activities budget for the most recent th… Click for more$6M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/22
2020/03/2517-527 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program A well-educated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce is a significant contributor to maintaining the competitiveness of the U.S. in the global economy. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program… Click for more$95M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/08
2020/04/2318-528 Expeditions in Computing The far-reaching impact and rate of innovation in the computer and information science and engineering fields has been remarkable, generating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for people throughout the world. The Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) has established the Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program to provide the CISE research… Click for more$30M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/05/06
2020/06/0214-585 Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences The long-range goal of the Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG) program is to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training by involving undergraduate students, graduate… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/06/17
2020/06/12HR001119S0071 DSO Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement The mission of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is to identify and create the next generation of scientific discovery by pursuing high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines and transforming these initiatives into disruptive technologies for U.S. national security. In support of this m… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2019/06/17
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)
2018/09/04
2020/12/31FR-6300-N-USP Authority To Accept Unsolicited Proposals for Research Partnerships Notice This notice announces that HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has the authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address current research priorities. In accordance with statutory requirements, the research proposals must be submitted by eligible applicants and provide cost sharing for at least 50 percent of total project cost from philanthropic entities or Federal,… Click for more$2M (TBD)
Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD)
2019/07/01
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)
2018/10/15
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
2023/05/09FA8650-19-S-2003 Research for Integrated Vehicle Aerodynamic Technologies (RIVAT) The Aerospace Vehicles Division (RQV), Aerospace Systems Directorate (RQ), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) conducts vehicle aerodynamic research in the following areas: 1) Fundamental and Applied Fluid Dynamics Fundamental and applied fluid dynamics is central to Air Force vehicle flight performance and mission success. Research in this area is intended to further understanding of internal an… Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2019/05/20
2023/09/20FA8650-18-S-5010 AFRL/RXC Structural Materials Open BAA Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Structural Materials Division, AFRL/RXC, 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 … Click for more$99.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2018/10/01
2023/12/19FOA-RVK-2019-0001 AFRL RV-RD Assistance Instruments Announcement This is a 5 year open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) accepting proposals from the date of publication for the award of Grant and Cooperative Agreement Assistance Instruments. The AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) and Directed Energy Directorate (RD) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish University Cooperative Agreements and Grants to provide… Click for moreTBD ($90M)
AFRL DET 8
(DOD-AFRL-AFRLDET8)
2019/08/12
TBDDE-FOA-0002008 Notice of Intent: Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing The purpose of this Notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), on behalf of the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), intends to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0001960 entitled “Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing”. This FOA establishe… Click for more$70M (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/03/11
TBD19-569 Sustained Availability of Biological Infrastructure The Sustained Availability of Biological Infrastructure program (SABI) supports the continued operation of extant infrastructure that will advance basic biological research. Infrastructure supported under this program may include cyberinfrastructure, instrumentation, experimental or observational facilities, biological living stocks which have ongoing costs of operation and maintenance that exceed… Click for more$5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/22
TBDPD-19-7680 Broadening Participation in Engineering NSF seeks to strengthen the future U.S. Engineering workforce by enabling the participation of all citizens through the support of research in the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE). The BPE program is a dedicated to supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared engineering workforce. BPE focuses on enhancing the diversity and inclusion of all underrepresented pop… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/22
TBD19-574 Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) awards Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (PRF) to highly qualified early career investigators to carry out an independent research program. The research plan of each Fellowship must address scientific questions within the scope of AGS disciplines. The program supports researchers for a period of up to 2 years with Fellowships that can be take… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/08
TBDPD-18-7222 Crosscutting Activities in Materials Research Crosscutting Activities in Materials Research (XC) coordinates and supports crosscutting activities within the Division of Materials Research (DMR) and more broadly across NSF. The emphasis within XC is diversity and inclusion, international cooperation, and education (including experiential learning at REU/RET Sites). Additionally, activities that broadly engage the community, such as summer scho… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/24
TBDBAA-AFR-SD-2019 Broad Agency Announcement for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa This BAA serves to inform the public of the opportunity for possible funding from USAID for innovative applied research to address development challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa. This BAA is not a request to receive information from interested parties. USAID will issue periodic addenda to this BAA seeking sustainable solutions,scalability opportunities, feasibility studies and other research and dev… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2019/03/11
TBDFA9550-19-S-0003 Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFOSR plans, coordinates, and executes the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) basic research program in response to technical guidance from AFRL and requirements of the Air Force. Additionally, the office fosters, supports, and conducts research within Air Force, university, and industry laboratories; and ensures transition of research results to support U.S. Air Force needs. The focus of AFOS… Click for moreTBD ($100M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2019/04/24
TBDPD-19-095Y NSF Convergence Accelerator With the NSF Convergence Accelerator, NSF’s goals are: (i) to pilot a new NSF capability to accelerate use-inspired convergence research in areas of national importance, and (ii) to initiate convergence team-building capacity around exploratory, potentially high-risk proposals in specific convergence topics (tracks). The NSF Convergence Accelerator supports use-inspired, goal-oriented, basic resea… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/06/04
TBDPD-19-9102 Critical Aspects of Sustainability Economic development and human progress have led to a proliferation of manufactured chemicals and materials made from limited resources found in nature(i.e., minerals and metals,petroleum-based productsand natural gas). Long-term sustainability requires consideration of the availability of specific natural resources, energy, and water usage. NSF continues to support efforts that seek to improve th… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/07/15