External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on April 24, 2019

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2019/05/17N00014-19-S-F007 FY 2020 DEFENSE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION PROGRAM (DURIP) This announcement seeks proposals from universities to purchase equipment and instrumentation in support of research in areas of interest to the DoD. DoD interests include the areas of research supported by the Army Research Office (ARO), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), hereafter generally referred to collectively as “we,” “our,” “us,” o… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/05/21DE-FOA-0002001 Crosscutting Research for Coal-Fueled Power Plants This Funding Opportunity Announcement will develop solutions to challenges facing the existing fleet of coal power plants as well as technologies that can enhance the performance and economics of future coal plants. Contributing Department of Energy Fossil Energy programs under Crosscutting Research include Sensors and Controls, Water Management, and Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis.$14.5M ($1.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/05/22DE-FOA-0002082 Data Science for Discovery in Chemical and Materials Sciences The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving new applications in Data Science for Knowledge Discovery for Chemical and Materials Research with the aim of advancing the use of modern data science approaches (artificial intelligence, machine learning, graph theory, uncertainty quantification, etc.) to accelerate discovery in chemical and materials sciences. T… Click for more$20M ($500K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002087 DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Technology The DOE SC program in High Energy Physics (HEP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Engineering, which provides support to programs that will educate and train scientists and engineers capable of performing ground-breaking future research in fields related to the DOE mission [1] . Up to two Cooperative Agreements may be awarded… Click for more$5M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002122 Scientific Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Uncertainty Quantification In support of the Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence, the DOE Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program and DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announce their interest in the co-design of learning systems and AI environments that significantly advance the field of AI for public benefit within DOE’s Congressionally-authorized … Click for more$2M ($150K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002110 Quantum Horizons: QIS Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP) hereby announces its interest in receiving interdisciplinary applications for open scientific research on Quantum Computing (QC) and Quantum Information Science and Technology (QIST) with a clear line of sight to enable discoveries to explore and understand all forms of nuclear matter, including some that no longer exist. From the hot dense soup of quarks… Click for moreTBD ($1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/06/03DE-FOA-0002118 Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0002118: Research and Development Opportunities for Building Energy Modeling The United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) is seeking input from the public about its Research and Development Opportunities for Building Energy Modeling (BEM). In particular, BTO is interested in feedback on planned initiatives and their prioritization, on program scope, and on data-sets, metrics and targets for assessing program effectiveness and impac… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/06/03DE-FOA-0002117 Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0002117: Research and Development Opportunities for Innovations in Sensors and Controls for Building Energy Management BTO seeks input on its recently developed R&D opportunities document for the integration and optimization of systems at the whole-building level through connected and controllable loads for increased energy affordability, improved occupant comfort, and enhanced provision of grid services that will strengthen the integration between buildings, other distributed energy resources, and the electric gr… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/06/07DE-FOA-0002002 Advanced Materials for High-Efficiency, Flexible and Reliable Coal-Fueled Power Plants The development and qualification of new structural materials and fabrication of commercial scale components made from new structural materials are key steps in the development of next generation fossil energy (FE) power generation technologies, improving the efficiency of existing FE power plants by increasing working fluid (e.g. steam or supercritical CO2) steam temperature, and to enable existi… Click for more$26M ($1M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/06/10DE-FOA-0002003 Process Scale-Up and Optimization/Efficiency Improvements for Rare Earth Elements (REE) and Critical Materials (CM) Recovery from United States Coal-Based Resources The objective of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications to further develop/scale novel Rare Earth Elements (REE) and Critical Materials (CM) extraction and separation concepts (i.e., a technology that is not currently available to deploy for REE/CM separation/extraction) to produce REEs and CMs from U.S. coal-based resources in bench-scale facilities. The FOA also se… Click for more$20M ($5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/06/10DE-FOA-0002039 ARPA-E and ESTCP Demonstration Partnership ARPA-E supports high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector research investment. For its part, ESTCP demonstrates and validates promising technologies that target DoD’s urgent environmental and installation energy needs and are projected to pay back the capital investment through cost savings, improved efficiencies, or other improved outcomes. The compleme… Click for more$4M ($2M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/06/28DE-FOA-0002005 ADVANCED SUBSEA SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND CAPABILITIES FOR ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (EOR) IN OFFSHORE WELLS The objective of the FOA is to further advance promising proof-of-concept TRL 3 subsea systems technologies to enable offshore EOR. In order to maximize offshore resource value while preventing oil spills, this FOA seeks to develop technologies for reducing subsea facility complexity, increasing control and monitoring, and enabling greater tieback to the surface production facility. Advancement of… Click for more$15M ($3M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/06/28DE-FOA-0002114 Nuclear Data Interagency Working Group / Research Program The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP), the NP Isotopes Program (IP), the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) and the DOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (NA-22) hereby announce their interest in receiving applications to the Nuclear Data Interagency Working Group / Research program for research projects intended… Click for more$12M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/07/08DE-FOA-0002121 Notice of Intent to Issue: Next Generation Gasifier Concepts and Components to Advance Modular Coal Gasification The Notice Of Intent is for informational purposes only and Department Of Energy is not seeking comments on the information contained in the notice. This is a Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001994, titled, Next Generation Gasifier Concepts and Components to Advance Modular Coal Gasification Coal fueled power plants compete in a marketplace with an increasing… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/07/09DE-FOA-0002080 Water Power Technologies Office 2019 Research Funding Opportunity The purpose of this modification is to make corrections in Section I B AOI 3 on page 41. Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announc… Click for more$26M ($1.8M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/07/15DE-FOA-0002090 Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT)  2019 The 2019 Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers and Innovation Technologies Funding Opportunity Announcement will invest up to 47 million dollars, to allow all interested parties (universities, corporations, non-profits, national labs) to research and develop innovative technologies that will improve energy productivity, improve flexibility, security and resiliency, as well as lower energy costs. W… Click for more$47M ($6M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/07/19DE-FOA-0002006 Advanced Natural Gas Infrastructure Technology Development The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit and competitively seek cost shared research applications for the development of tools, methods and/or technologies to cost effectively enhance the safety and efficiency of the nations natural gas production, gathering, storage and transmission infrastructure.$24M ($3M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
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)
2019/08/31DE-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)
2019/09/2619-553 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)
2019/09/3019-577 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)
2019/09/30G18AS00078 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)
2019/10/1619-576 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)
2019/11/0119-548 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)
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)
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)
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)
 

Last updated April 24, 2019

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2019/04/2619-526 Materials Innovation Platforms Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) is a mid-scale infrastructure program in the Division of Materials Research (DMR) designed to accelerate advances in materials research. MIPs respond to the increasing complexity of materials research that requires close collaboration of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams and access to cutting edge tools. These tools in a user facility benefit both a… Click for more$12M ($25M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/02/25
2019/04/29DE-FOA-0002019 Early Career Research Program SC hereby invites grant applications for support under the Early Career Research Program in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR); Biological and Environmental Research (BER); Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); High Energy Physics (HEP), and Nuclear Physics (NP). The purpose of this program is to support the development of individual res… Click for more$49M ($1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/01/08
2019/04/30DE-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)
2019/03/11
2019/05/01PD-18-005Y STEM + Computing K-12 Education An innovative science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computing (STEM+C) workforce and well-educated citizenry are crucial to the Nation’s prosperity, security and competitiveness. Preparation for the future workforce must begin in the earliest grades from preK-12, where students need to learn not only the science and mathematics central to these areas, but also how computational thinkin… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/09/17
2019/05/01NOAA-OAR-SG-2019-2005953 Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research Needs in Aquaculture – 2019 The National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) was enacted by U.S. Congress in 1966 (amended in 2008, Public Law 110-394) to support leveraged federal and state partnership that harness the intellectual capacity of the nation’s universities and research institutions to solve problems and generate opportunities in coastal communities. The National Sea Grant Office anticipates around $3,000,000 … Click for more$3M ($250K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2019/03/11
2019/05/01HR001119S0037 Real Time Machine Learning (RTML) A grand challenge in computing is the creation of a processor that can proactively interpret and learn from data in real-time, solve unfamiliar problems using what it has learned, and operate with the energy efficiency of the human brain. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are teaming up through the Real-Time Machine Learning (RTML) prog… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Microsystems Technology Office
(DOD-DARPA-MTO)
2019/03/22
2019/05/03DE-FOA-0002054 Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving applications from single investigators/small groups (up to $500K per year) and from large teams (over $500K per year) for support of experimental and theoretical efforts to advance materials and chemical sciences research for quantum information science (QIS). Large teams must have multiple investigators and may … Click for more$45M ($4.5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/01/30
2019/05/07DE-FOA-0001905 Energy-Water Desalination Hub The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), invests in cutting-edge research, development, and demonstration activities focused on sustainable transportation, renewable power, and energy efficiency. Through EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) public-private R&D consortia, manufacturers, small businesses, universities, national lab… Click for more$100M ($45M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/01/08
2019/05/0819-547 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)
2019/03/11
2019/05/09DE-FOA-0002076 Collaborative Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Sciences on International Tokamaks The FES program mission is to expand the fundamental understanding of matter at very high temperatures and densities and to build the scientific foundation needed to develop a fusion energy source. This is accomplished by studying plasma and its interactions with its surroundings across wide ranges of temperature and density, developing advanced diagnostics to make detailed measurements of its pro… Click for more$21M ($3M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/03/11
2019/05/09DE-FOA-0002078 Quantum Information Science Research for Fusion Energy Sciences The FES mission is to expand the fundamental understanding of matter at very high temperatures and densities and to build the scientific foundation needed to develop a fusion energy source. This is accomplished through the study of plasma, the fourth state of matter, and how it interacts with its surroundings across wide ranges of temperature and density; developing advanced diagnostics to make de… Click for more$6M ($1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/03/11
2019/05/13DE-FOA-0002058 Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Carbon Capture Systems on Coal and Natural Gas Power Plants The objective of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications to conduct Front-End Engineering Design Studies (FEED) for commercial-scale carbon capture systems on coal and natural gas power plants. This FOA consists of three (3) Areas of Interest (AOI). AOI 1 concerns FEED studies for retrofitting existing domestic coal power plants with carbon capture. AOI 2 concerns FEE… Click for more$30M ($15M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/03/22
2019/05/15DE-FOA-0002044 Fiscal Year 2019 Commercial Trucks and Off-road Applications FOA: Natural Gas, Hydrogen, Biopower, and Electrification Technologies This Funding Opportunity Announcement addresses Congressional direction for support of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2017/Transportation Electrification; natural gas; fuel cells, hydrogen generation, deliver, and storage systems; biopower; technology integration, including Clean Cities; and off-road vehicles.$51.5M ($5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/03/22
2019/05/15NOAA-OAR-SG-2019-2005963 Advanced Aquaculture Collaborative Programs – 2019 The National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) was enacted by U.S. Congress in 1966 (amended in 2008, Public Law 110-394) to support leveraged federal and state partnership that harness the intellectual capacity of the nation’s universities and research institutions to solve problems and generate opportunities in coastal communities. Sea Grant anticipates at least $9,000,000 will be available … Click for more$9M ($1.2M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2019/03/11
2019/05/1519-556 Signals in the Soil In 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt stated, “A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.” This statement remains true to this day. Soil forms over thousands of years and can be destroyed in a single event. It is a natural asset, alongside water and air, but is often overlooked, despite being the foundation of terrestrial ecosystems that support food production, economic prosperity, and services t… Click for more$5.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/05/17DE-FOA-0002059 Systems Biology Enabled Research on the Roles of Microbiomes in Nutrient Cycling Processes The DOE SC program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research within the Genomic Science Program (GSP) (http://genomicscience.energy.gov) mission-space. This FOA solicits applications for: i.) systems biology studies on regulatory, metabolic, and signaling networks of microbes, microbial consortia, and microbe-plant interacti… Click for more$36M ($3.8M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/03/11
2019/05/17DE-FOA-0002060 Genomics-Enabled Plant Biology for Determination of Gene Function The DOE SC program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications focused on genomics-based research and technical innovation that will lead to transformative approaches to determine and validate gene function. This FOA solicits applications for systems biology research on plant genomes, gene systems, and molecular processes within the DOE-BE… Click for more$30M ($3M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/03/11
2019/05/17N00014-19-S-F007 FY 2020 DEFENSE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH INSTRUMENTATION PROGRAM (DURIP) This announcement seeks proposals from universities to purchase equipment and instrumentation in support of research in areas of interest to the DoD. DoD interests include the areas of research supported by the Army Research Office (ARO), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), hereafter generally referred to collectively as “we,” “our,” “us,” o… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/04/24
2019/05/2019-537 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 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). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering le… Click for more$60M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/22
2019/05/20DE-FOA-0002107 Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Novel Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements (DIFFERENTIATE) Agency Overview: The Advanced Research Projects Agency  Energy (ARPA-E), an organization within the Department of Energy (DOE), is chartered by Congress in the America COMPETES Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-69), as amended by the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-358) to: “(A) to enhance the economic and energy security of the United States through the development of energy technolog… Click for more$15M ($5M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/04/08
2019/05/20DE-FOA-0002108 Design Intelligence Fostering Formidable Energy Reduction and Enabling Novel Totally Impactful Advanced Technology Enhancements (DIFFERENTIATE) SBIR/STTR Agency Overview: The Advanced Research Projects Agency  Energy (ARPA-E), an organization within the Department of Energy (DOE), is chartered by Congress in the America COMPETES Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-69), as amended by the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-358) to: “(A) to enhance the economic and energy security of the United States through the development of energy technolog… Click for more$5M ($1.9M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/04/08
2019/05/20DE-FOA-0002041 New Bioimaging Approaches for Bioenergy The DOE SC Biological Systems Science Division (BSSD) in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications to support fundamental research towards enabling new bioimaging approaches to achieve an advanced understanding of plant and microbial systems relevant to bioenergy research. New quantum dot (QD)-based-imaging approaches including quantum prob… Click for more$1.4M ($750K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/01/30
2019/05/21DE-FOA-0002001 Crosscutting Research for Coal-Fueled Power Plants This Funding Opportunity Announcement will develop solutions to challenges facing the existing fleet of coal power plants as well as technologies that can enhance the performance and economics of future coal plants. Contributing Department of Energy Fossil Energy programs under Crosscutting Research include Sensors and Controls, Water Management, and Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis.$14.5M ($1.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/05/22DE-FOA-0002082 Data Science for Discovery in Chemical and Materials Sciences The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving new applications in Data Science for Knowledge Discovery for Chemical and Materials Research with the aim of advancing the use of modern data science approaches (artificial intelligence, machine learning, graph theory, uncertainty quantification, etc.) to accelerate discovery in chemical and materials sciences. T… Click for more$20M ($500K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/04/24
2019/05/2413-542 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)
2018/09/04
2019/05/27RDRUS-19-01-HWWS Household Water Well Program The HWWS Grant Program has been established to help individuals with low to moderate incomes finance the costs of household water wells that they own or will own. Eligible Grant Purposes a. Grant funds must be used to establish and maintain a revolving loan fund to provide loans to eligible individuals for household water well systems. b. Individuals may use the loans to construct, refurbish, reha… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
Utilities Programs
(USDA-RUS)
2019/04/08
2019/05/28DE-FOA-0001996 Advancing Steam Turbine Performance for Coal Boilers The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit research and development activities that could lead to performance improvements in steam-based power cycles applicable to coal boilers. Specifically, the program is interested in research and development activities relevant to two areas of interest: (1) Advanced Manufacturing (AM) Applied to Steam Turbine Parts for Higher Efficie… Click for more$22M ($6M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/08
2019/05/29DE-FOA-0002022 Fiscal Year 2019 H2@Scale Funding Opportunity Announcement This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) advances the H2@Scale concept. The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilization in the United States across multiple sectors. By producing hydrogen when power generation exceeds load, electrolyzers can reduce curtailment of renewables and contribute to grid stability. Hydrogen… Click for more$31M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/03/11
2019/05/29DE-FOA-0002120 RFI -Pre-pilot and Pilot R&D Projects to Scale, Mature, and Advance ARPA-E Funded Technologies. Request For Information (RFI) – Pre-pilot and Pilot R&D Projects to Scale, Mature, and Advance ARPA-E Funded Technologies. 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. ARPA-E is seeking information to help fram… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/04/08
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002081 Accelerated Research in Quantum Computing (ARQC) The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications from large multi-disciplinary teams (requesting support of more than $2 million per year) with the potential to dramatically accelerate research in quantum computing (QC). This FOA solicits applications for Accelerated Research in Quantum Computing (ARQC) Teams that will adop… Click for more$15M ($2.5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/04/08
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002087 DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Technology The DOE SC program in High Energy Physics (HEP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Engineering, which provides support to programs that will educate and train scientists and engineers capable of performing ground-breaking future research in fields related to the DOE mission [1] . Up to two Cooperative Agreements may be awarded… Click for more$5M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/04/24
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002122 Scientific Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: Uncertainty Quantification In support of the Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence, the DOE Artificial Intelligence (AI) Program and DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announce their interest in the co-design of learning systems and AI environments that significantly advance the field of AI for public benefit within DOE’s Congressionally-authorized … Click for more$2M ($150K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/04/24
2019/05/31DE-FOA-0002110 Quantum Horizons: QIS Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP) hereby announces its interest in receiving interdisciplinary applications for open scientific research on Quantum Computing (QC) and Quantum Information Science and Technology (QIST) with a clear line of sight to enable discoveries to explore and understand all forms of nuclear matter, including some that no longer exist. From the hot dense soup of quarks… Click for moreTBD ($1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/04/24
2019/06/0319-552 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)
2019/03/11
2019/06/03DE-FOA-0002000 Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage The primary objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to award projects that identify and address onshore regional storage and transport challenges facing commercial deployment of Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS). Projects will focus on Addressing Key Technical Challenges; Facilitate Data Collection, Sharing, and Analysis; Evaluate Regional Infrastructure; and Promote Regi… Click for more$20M ($7M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/08
2019/06/0318-557 Smart and Autonomous Systems The Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) program focuses on Intelligent Physical Systems (IPS) that are capable of robust, long-term autonomy requiring minimal or no human operator intervention in the face of uncertain, unanticipated, and dynamically changing situations. IPS are systems that combine perception, cognition, communication, and actuation to operate in the physical world. Examples inclu… Click for more$12M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/08/20
2019/06/0319-562 Planning Grants for Engineering Research Centers (ERC) The ERC program is placing greater emphasis on research that leads to societal impact, including convergent approaches, engaging stakeholder communities, and strengthening team formation, in response to the NASEM study recommendations. The ERC program intends to support planning activities leading to convergent research team formation and capacity-building within the engineering community. This pl… Click for more$4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/06/03DE-FOA-0002118 Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0002118: Research and Development Opportunities for Building Energy Modeling The United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) is seeking input from the public about its Research and Development Opportunities for Building Energy Modeling (BEM). In particular, BTO is interested in feedback on planned initiatives and their prioritization, on program scope, and on data-sets, metrics and targets for assessing program effectiveness and impac… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/24
2019/06/03DE-FOA-0002117 Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-0002117: Research and Development Opportunities for Innovations in Sensors and Controls for Building Energy Management BTO seeks input on its recently developed R&D opportunities document for the integration and optimization of systems at the whole-building level through connected and controllable loads for increased energy affordability, improved occupant comfort, and enhanced provision of grid services that will strengthen the integration between buildings, other distributed energy resources, and the electric gr… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/24
2019/06/0414-585 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)
2018/07/23
2019/06/0619-566 Real-Time Machine Learning A grand challenge in computing is the creation of machines that can proactively interpret and learn from data in real time, solve unfamiliar problems using what they have learned, and operate with the energy efficiency of the human brain. While complex machine-learning algorithms and advanced electronic hardware (henceforth referred to as ‘hardware’) that can support large-scale learning have been… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/06/07DE-FOA-0002002 Advanced Materials for High-Efficiency, Flexible and Reliable Coal-Fueled Power Plants The development and qualification of new structural materials and fabrication of commercial scale components made from new structural materials are key steps in the development of next generation fossil energy (FE) power generation technologies, improving the efficiency of existing FE power plants by increasing working fluid (e.g. steam or supercritical CO2) steam temperature, and to enable existi… Click for more$26M ($1M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/06/0719-565 EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research ECR’s Building Capacity for STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER) solicitation supports projects that build individuals’ capacity to carry out high quality STEM education research that will enhance the nation’s STEM education enterprise and broaden the pool of researchers that can conduct fundamental research in STEM learning and learning environments, broadening participation in STEM fields, and S… Click for more$12M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/06/07DE-FOA-0002012 Network Director for the U.S. Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research (TEAMER) Program Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The purpose of this FOA is to select a Network Director for an effort to support a rolling testing campaign, the TEAMER Program. TEAMER will provide developers access to Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) testing facilities. TEAMER will also lend techn… Click for more$10M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/08
2019/06/07DE-FOA-0002083 Subsurface Stress and Lost Circulation in Geothermal Drilling DE-FOA-0002083: Subsurface Stress and Lost Circulation in Geothermal Drilling DOE’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) will award up to $7M for projects that advance geothermal development by addressing two significant barriers: understanding subsurface state of stress and managing lost circulation events in drilling. Improved understanding of the stress state in geothermal fields will lead to s… Click for more$7M ($3.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/08
2019/06/10DE-FOA-0002003 Process Scale-Up and Optimization/Efficiency Improvements for Rare Earth Elements (REE) and Critical Materials (CM) Recovery from United States Coal-Based Resources The objective of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications to further develop/scale novel Rare Earth Elements (REE) and Critical Materials (CM) extraction and separation concepts (i.e., a technology that is not currently available to deploy for REE/CM separation/extraction) to produce REEs and CMs from U.S. coal-based resources in bench-scale facilities. The FOA also se… Click for more$20M ($5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/06/10DE-FOA-0002039 ARPA-E and ESTCP Demonstration Partnership ARPA-E supports high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector research investment. For its part, ESTCP demonstrates and validates promising technologies that target DoD’s urgent environmental and installation energy needs and are projected to pay back the capital investment through cost savings, improved efficiencies, or other improved outcomes. The compleme… Click for more$4M ($2M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/04/24
2019/06/14N00421-18-S-0001 Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Office-Wide The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) is interested in receiving proposals for Science and Technology (S&T) Projects which offer potential for advancement and improvement of NAWCAD operations. See attachment, NAWCAD Office-Wide BAA N00421-18-S-0001, for further details. Amendment 0001: The purpose of this modification is to provide guidance language for using Grants.gov in Append… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
NAVAIR
(DOD-ONR-AIR)
2018/09/04
2019/06/17DE-FOA-0002071 Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Wind Energy Technologies Office Funding Opportunity Announcement The purpose of this modification is to correct the maximum funding amount for Subtopic 2a on page 10 of the FOA. Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Wind Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Fund… Click for more$28.1M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/08
2019/06/17PD-09-7252 Perception, Action & Cognition The PAC program funds theoretically motivated research on a wide-range of topic areas related to typical human behavior with particular focus on perceptual, motor, and cognitive processes and their interactions. Central research topics for consideration by the program include (but are not limited to) vision, audition, haptics, attention, memory, written and spoken language, spatial cognition, moto… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/06/19DE-FOA-0002014 Fiscal Year 2019 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement This Funding Opportunity Announcement seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: advanced batteries and electric drive systems, energy efficient mobility systems, materials for more efficient powertrains, co-optimized advanced engine and fuel technologies, and alternative fuels and new mobility options.$59M ($7.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/08
2019/06/1917-516 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)
2019/01/08
2019/06/1919-543 Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering – Ideas Labs 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). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering le… Click for more$20M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/02/25
2019/06/20N00014-19-S-F006 ONR, on behalf of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, for the Manufacturing Engineering Education Program The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 established the “Manufacturing Engineering Education Program,” (MEEP) (Section 2196, Title 10, United States Code10 U.S.C. § 2196), which authorizes the Department of Defense (DoD) to support industry-relevant, manufacturing-focused, engineering training at United States institutions including education, industry, nonprofit, a… Click for more$40M (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/03/11
2019/06/2519-571 NSF Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Collaboration with Amazon NSF has long supported transformative research in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). The resulting innovations offer new levels of economic opportunity and growth, safety and security, and health and wellness. At the same time, broad acceptance of large-scale deployments of AI systems relies critically on their trustworthiness which, in turn, depends upon the collective abilit… Click for more$7.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/04/08
2019/06/28DE-FOA-0002005 ADVANCED SUBSEA SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND CAPABILITIES FOR ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY (EOR) IN OFFSHORE WELLS The objective of the FOA is to further advance promising proof-of-concept TRL 3 subsea systems technologies to enable offshore EOR. In order to maximize offshore resource value while preventing oil spills, this FOA seeks to develop technologies for reducing subsea facility complexity, increasing control and monitoring, and enabling greater tieback to the surface production facility. Advancement of… Click for more$15M ($3M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/06/28DE-FOA-0002114 Nuclear Data Interagency Working Group / Research Program The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP), the NP Isotopes Program (IP), the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) and the DOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (NA-22) hereby announce their interest in receiving applications to the Nuclear Data Interagency Working Group / Research program for research projects intended… Click for more$12M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2019/04/24
2019/06/28N00014-19-S-SN04 Special Program Announcement for Office of Naval Research Task Force Ocean This notice describes ONR’s interest in research to support the Task Force Ocean (TFO) initiative, funding for which will be under the authority of the ONR FY18 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology, N00014-18-S-B001, which is found at http://www.onr.navy.mil/ContractsGrants/Funding-Opportunities/Broad-Agency-Announcements.aspx. The purpose of … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2019/01/08
2019/07/0111-581 Geoinformatics The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) will consider proposals for the development of cyberinfrastructure for the geosciences (Geoinformatics). EAR seeks the development and implementation of enabling information technology with impacts that extend beyond an individual investigator or small group of investigators and that facilitates the next generation of geosciences research. Proposals to this sol… Click for more$4.8M ($1.7M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/29
2019/07/08DE-FOA-0002121 Notice of Intent to Issue: Next Generation Gasifier Concepts and Components to Advance Modular Coal Gasification The Notice Of Intent is for informational purposes only and Department Of Energy is not seeking comments on the information contained in the notice. This is a Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0001994, titled, Next Generation Gasifier Concepts and Components to Advance Modular Coal Gasification Coal fueled power plants compete in a marketplace with an increasing… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/07/09DE-FOA-0002080 Water Power Technologies Office 2019 Research Funding Opportunity The purpose of this modification is to make corrections in Section I B AOI 3 on page 41. Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announc… Click for more$26M ($1.8M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/24
2019/07/1019-506 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)
2019/01/30
2019/07/1219-503 Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers The ERC program supports convergent research that will lead to strong societal impact. Each ERC has interacting foundational components that go beyond the research project, including engineering workforce development at all participant stages, a culture of diversity and inclusion where all participants gain mutual benefit, and value creation within an innovation ecosystem that will outlast the lif… Click for more$14M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
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
2019/07/15DE-FOA-0002090 Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT)  2019 The 2019 Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers and Innovation Technologies Funding Opportunity Announcement will invest up to 47 million dollars, to allow all interested parties (universities, corporations, non-profits, national labs) to research and develop innovative technologies that will improve energy productivity, improve flexibility, security and resiliency, as well as lower energy costs. W… Click for more$47M ($6M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/07/1917-537 Faculty Early Career Development Program CAREER:The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should… Click for more$222M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/08/06
2019/07/19DE-FOA-0002006 Advanced Natural Gas Infrastructure Technology Development The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit and competitively seek cost shared research applications for the development of tools, methods and/or technologies to cost effectively enhance the safety and efficiency of the nations natural gas production, gathering, storage and transmission infrastructure.$24M ($3M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2019/04/24
2019/07/25DE-FOA-0002064 Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 Funding Program The Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) works across the solar energy technology spectrum with the goal of improving the affordability, reliability, and performance of solar technologies on the grid. Ensuring that more Americans can benefit from the declining costs of solar is one of SETO’s primary goals, which support early-stage research, development, and demonstration of solar technologies…. Click for more$130M (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/08
2019/08/0219-542 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 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). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering … Click for more$150M ($70M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/02/25
2019/08/0217-512 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)
2018/08/20
2019/08/0217-513 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)
2018/08/20
2019/08/0515-506 Science, Technology, and Society The Science, Technology, and Society (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of STS topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and pol… Click for more$6.2M ($180K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
2019/08/0518-582 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 provides an opportunity for a mid-career researcher, defined as a candidate at the associate profe… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/12/10
2019/08/13PD-15-1699 Cognitive Neuroscience The National Science Foundation announces the area of Cognitive Neuroscience within the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences. INTRODUCTION Cognitive neuroscience is an interdisciplinary field of research to understand the neural basis of human cognition. The cognitive neuroscience program therefore seeks to fund highly innov… Click for more$8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/03/11
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
2019/08/19PD-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 Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), invests in cutting-edge research, development, and demonstration activities focused on sustainable transportation, renewable power, and energy efficiency. Through EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) public-private R&D consortia, manufacturers, small businesses, universities, national lab… Click for more$70M ($70M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2019/04/08
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)
2018/09/04
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
2019/08/31DE-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
2019/09/0619-564 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
2019/09/09PD-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
2019/09/0915-583 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
2019/09/1817-575 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)
2019/03/11
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
2019/09/30DE-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)
2019/04/08
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)
2019/03/11
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
2019/11/0117-580 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
2019/12/19DE-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, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic E: Quantification of Effectiveness of Nutrient Bioextraction by Seaweed. See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix E and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement… Click for more$24M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/03/22
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, Revised Full Application Deadlines for Topics A, B, & C. See Table 1. Targeted Topics and Appendices A, B & C. 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$23M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2019/03/11
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
2020/01/1317-598 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
2020/01/2118-513 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
2020/11/23BAA-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
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
2023/09/20FA8650-18-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)
2019/01/08
TBD18-587 Division of Environmental Biology The Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) Core Tracksupports research and training on evolutionary and ecological processes acting at the level of populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. DEB encourages research that elucidates fundamental principles that identify and explain the unity and diversity of life and its interactions with the environment over space and time. Research may inc… Click for more$100M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
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
TBD18-595 Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research The Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (IIBR) solicitation supports new and innovative research in biological informatics, instrumentation and associated methods, as well as multidisciplinary approaches to these broad themes that address needs in basic biological research. These awards support pioneering approaches that develop de novo infrastructure, significantly redesign existing… Click for more$10M ($800K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
TBD17-536 Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology supports innovative research that addresses the deep-time sedimentary crust and advances our understanding of environmental and evolutionary change. The program seeks to fund projects that focus on: (1) the changing aspects of life, ecology, environments, and biogeography in geologic time based on fossil organisms and/or sedimentological data; (2) all aspects o… Click for more$7.4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
TBDPD-18-7643 Environmental Sustainability TheEnvironmental Sustainabilityprogram is part of theEnvironmental Engineering and Sustainabilitycluster, which also includes 1) Environmental Engineering; and 2) Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials. Thegoal of theEnvironmental Sustainabilityprogram is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining n… Click for more$7.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/10/29
TBD18-597 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$6M ($600K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
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
TBDPD-17-1620 Marine Geology and Geophysics The Marine Geology and Geophysics Core Program supports research on all aspects of the geology and geophysics of the present ocean basins and margins, as well as those of the Great Lakes. The Program supports science that includes: Structure, composition, tectonics, and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere Paleoceanography, paleoclimate, and sea level change Submarine volcanology, petrology and ge… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2018/11/26
TBDPD-19-7684 Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research The Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) program aims to catalyze new science and engineering discovery pathways through early-stage collaborative activities between disciplinary scientists and engineers as well as developers/implementers of innovative cyberinfrastructure (CI) capabilities, services, and approaches. Beginning in FY 2017, the CESER program repla… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/01/08
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