Energy Center

Funding Opportunities

Forthcoming Funding Opportunities

DOD-AFRL Summer Faculty Fellowship Program Deadline: November 30

DOE Building America 2017 Industry Partnerships for High Performance Housing Innovation  Concept papers due December 7; Full applications due February 1.

DE-FOA-0001654 Photovoltaics Research and Development (PVRD) 2: Modules and Systems  LOI due on December 1, concept paper on December 12 and full application on March 3

DOD-ONR Summer Faculty Research Program and Sabbatical Leave Program Deadline: December 12

DE-FOA-0001640: SunShot Technology to Market (Incubator Program Round 12, SolarMat Program Round 5) Concept paper due on December 12 and full application on February 21

DOE HydroNEXT Request for Information: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development of Hydropower in Undeveloped Stream Reaches of the U.S.  Responses due December 16.

Discovery Park Big Idea Challenge Grants, Deadline December 20th

DE-FOA-0001647: Fuel Cell Technologies Office Annual FOA Concept paper due on December 12 and full application on February 21

DE-FOA-0001649: Solar Forecasting II Concept paper due on December 30 and full application on March 24

DOD-ONR FY17 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce Program.  Deadlines:  Funding call 1 white papers due by January 3; Funding call 2 white papers due by May 1

DOE-ARPA-E Power Nitride Doping Innovation Offers Devices Enabling SWITCHES (PNDIODES). Deadline: January 4

DOE Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Integrated Simulation Partnerships in Fusion Energy Sciences Pre-applications due January 9; Applications due February 21.

NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)  Interested PIs need to inform

NSF Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) Deadline: January 17

DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Office Annual FOA. Concept papers due December 20; Applications due February 21.

NSF PFE: Research Initiative in Engineering Formation (PFE:RIEF) Deadline:  February 23

Anticipated Funding Opportunities

DOE Regional Clean Energy Partnerships (requested in 2017 budget)

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: FY17 Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS) Funding Opportunity on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Water

NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Collaborative Funding Opportunities in the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET)

DOE Notice of Intent to Issue a FOA: Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager EERE plans to issue the FOA in December 2016 via the EERE Exchange website.

DOE Request for Information:  Research Needs Related to Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas, Beneficial Use of Produced Water, Offshore Spill Prevention, Natural Gas Conversion, and Offshore Carbon Dioxide Storage/Enhanced Oil Recovery

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About the Energy Center

The Center’s mission is to grow the Purdue energy research and education enterprise. We engage researchers and students in a community that delivers new discoveries and develops disruptive technologies with national and global impact.


Maureen McCann

Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Pankaj Sharma

Managing Director, Energy Center,
Global Sustainability Institute

Mann Hall, Rm 105
203 South Martin Jischke Dr.
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971