MN SBIR news: Technological Innovations with Commercial Potential Sought by the US Department of Energy (DOE)

July 17, 2018

Non-Dilutive Funding up to $1,225,000 over three years to support scientific advances in energy …

DOE supports a diverse portfolio of research by leveraging the small business community to advance the science needed for revolutionary energy breakthroughs, seek to unravel nature’s deepest mysteries and provide the Nation’s researchers with the most advanced opportunities with the potential for commercialization. Consider applying for non-dilutive research funding from the DOE across the spectrum of science and engineering with the potential for commercialization.

The DOE has issued its FY2019 Phase 1 Release 1 funding opportunity with research topics from these offices:

  • Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)
  • Basic Energy Science s(BES)
  • Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
  • Nuclear Physics (NP)
The research topics can be found here.  For DOE Phase 1 upcoming webinars and more info, click here.  Letter of Intent is REQUIRED by Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 5:00 pm EST.
Schedule of Events:
  • Topics Released: Monday, July 16, 2018
  • Funding Opportunity Announcement Issued: Monday, August 13, 2018
  • Letter of Intent Due Date: Tuesday, September 04, 2018
  • Application Due Date: Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Award Notification Date: Monday, January 07, 2019*
  • Start of Grant Budget Period: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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