DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity - concept

Sponsor Deadline: 

Sep 10, 2021


DOE Energy Golden Field Office

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FY21 Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic FOA 
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
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concept paper required Sept. 10, 2021

The research and development activities to be funded under this FOA will support the government-wide approach to the climate crisis by driving the innovation that can lead to the deployment of clean energy technologies, which are critical for climate protection. This FOA will support activities to advance efficiency improvements and enhance manufacturing competitiveness through technological innovation by focusing on three main areas and subtopics:

Topic Area 1: Manufacturing Process Innovation

  • Topic Area 1a: Efficiency Improvements to Drying Processes
  • Topic Area 1b: Advanced Tooling for Lightweight Automotive Components
  • Topic Area 1c: Sustainable Chemistry Practices in Manufacturing

Topic Area 2: Advanced Materials Manufacturing

  • Topic Area 2a: Materials for Harsh Service Conditions
  • Topic Area 2b: Development of Aluminum-Cerium (Al-Ce) Alloys and Processing to Enable Increased Energy Efficiency in Aerospace Applications

Topic Area 3: Energy Systems

  • Topic Area 3a: Structured Electrode Manufacturing for Lithium-ion Batteries