DOE $3 Million High Performance Computing Research at National Laboratories

OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $3 million to connect industry partners with U.S. National Laboratory high-performance computing (HPC) resources that will accelerate the development of breakthrough manufacturing and clean energy technologies. As part of DOE’s latest High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) solicitation, selected teams will apply advanced modeling, simulation,…

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DOE Direct Air Capture Combined with Dedicated Long-Term Carbon Storage

OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Department of Energy announced the availability of funding to leverage existing low-carbon energy to scale-up direct air capture (DAC) technology combined with reliable carbon storage. DAC, a carbon dioxide removal approach, is a process that separates carbon dioxide (CO2) from ambient air. The separated CO2 can then be safely and permanently stored…

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DOE Energy Innovation Prize Cash Awards

OPPORTUNITY: DOE Energy Innovation Prize Provides Cash Awards to Organizations Prioritizing Climate Solutions for Underrepresented Communities. The new Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize that will award up to $2.5 million in cash prizes to groups and organizations that support entrepreneurship and innovation in communities historically underserved in climate and energy technology funding. DESCRIPTION: DOE’s Inclusive Energy…

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Bioenergy Technologies Office: “Scale-Up of Integrated Biorefineries”

OPPORTUNITY: The FOA will support the highest priority research and development (R & R&D) areas identified for funding in 2022 (FY22) by BETO within biofuel and bioproduct technologies. The FOA will cover two BETO Programs: Advanced Algal Systems and Systems Development and Integration. All topic areas support the White House’s priority for advancing the domestic…

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DOE Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Achieve Cleaner and More Efficient Manufacturing

OPPORTUNITY: This FOA supports manufacturing innovations for high performance clean energy technologies to drive economy-wide reductions in carbon emissions, including: Next-generation manufacturing processes that improve energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of energy-intensive industries Development of novel materials that improve the energy efficiency of manufacturing processes and resulting products Improving the systems and processes…

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USDA Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (Section 9003)

DESCRIPTION: USDA Section 9003 program provides loan guarantees up to $250 million to assist in the development, construction and retrofitting of new and emerging technologies. These technologies are: advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals and biobased products. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Federal or state-chartered banks; Federally-recognized tribes; Cooperatives; Farm Credit Bank or other Farm Credit System institution with direct lending…

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America’s Seed Fund

OPPORTUNITY: America’s Seed Fund powered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I Program Funding Solicitation. The NSF STTR program focuses on transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial potential and/or societal benefit. DESCRIPTION: The NSF SBIR/STTR Program provides non-dilutive funding for the…

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Business and Industry Loan Guarantee Program

DESCRIPTION: Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program offers loan guarantees up to $25 million to support rural businesses.  The purpose of the program is to improve, develop, or finance business, industry, and employment and improve the economic and environmental climate in rural communities; the conservation, development, and use of water for aquaculture purposes; and reducing…

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