Related Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has created this resource to help researchers, manufacturers, and distributors of solid-state lighting products locate funding opportunities to help them advance and deploy innovative, energy-saving technologies. Please note that DOE does not necessarily endorse or administer the programs or resources listed below. Download the fact sheet on Funding Opportunities for Solid-State Lighting.

Support Areas


R&D

Research &
Development

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Manufacturing
R&D

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Market
Development


Related DOE Funding Programs

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The Office of Science provides basic research grants through an annual solicitation process. Learn more.

R&D

 

R&D Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants provide funding for competitions among small businesses. Learn more.

R&D

 

Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRCs) support fundamental, longer-horizon energy research. Learn more.

R&D

 

The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) supports high-potential, energy-related R&D considered too early for private-sector investment. Learn more.

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The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) invests in innovative technology, shared infrastructure and facilities, and education and workforce development in support of the President's Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. Learn more.

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The Tribal Energy Program promotes tribal energy sufficiency, economic growth, and employment on tribal lands through the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Learn more.

Additional Funding Opportunities

Additional funding opportunities can be utilized to advance SSL.

R&D

 

National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation provides funding for SBIR and STTR programs that may be of interest to the solid-state lighting community. NSF SBIR and STTR programs provide seed money for startups and small businesses in almost any sector (including semiconductors and photonic devices and materials) to perform R&D and commercialize technology. Learn more.

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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Programs
The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides companies with services and access to resources that enhance growth, improve productivity, and expand capacity. Learn more.

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United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Programs
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) provides grants and loans to help rural small businesses and agricultural producers make energy efficiency improvements. Learn more.


Helpful Resources

Know a funding resource that is not listed here? Please contact doe.ssl.updates@ee.doe.gov.