Energy Frontier Research Centers

Funding Opportunity ID: 299055
Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0001810
Opportunity Title: Energy Frontier Research Centers
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 81.049
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: PAMS-SC
Agency Name: Department of Energy – Office of Science
Office of Science
Posted Date: Nov 27, 2017
Close Date: Apr 11, 2018
Last Updated Date: Nov 27, 2017
Award Ceiling: $16,000,000
Award Floor: $8,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $396,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Description: The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces a re-competition of the Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) and encourages both new and renewal applications. Applications will be required to address priority research directions identified by the series of “Basic Research Needs” reports, the scientific grand challenges identified in the report Directing Matter and Energy: Five Challenges for Science and the Imagination, and the opportunities described in the report Challenges at the Frontiers of Matter and Energy: Transformative Opportunities for Discovery Science. All of these reports are described below. Funding will be competitively awarded to the successful Energy Frontier Research Center applications selected by Federal officials, based on a rigorous merit review process as detailed in Section V of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).
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