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NSF/DOE Partnership on Advanced Frontiers in Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Production Via Solar Water Splitting Technologies 2014-2016

Funding: $6,000,000 to $18,000,000 equally distributed in FY 2014, 2015, and 2016

Open Date: 11/14/2013

Close Date: 02/10/2014

Funding Organization: National Science Foundation and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Funding Number: NSF 14-511


The Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation (NSF) has established a partnership with the Fuel Cell Technologies (FCT) Office of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in order to address critical fundamental and applied research challenges associated with advanced technologies for the production of hydrogen fuel via solar water splitting processes. The goal of the partnership is to leverage the complementary missions of applied research, development and demonstration (DOE) and use-inspired fundamental research and education (NSF) to address issues of national importance that impact the sustainable production of fuels using renewable resources. The Directorate for Engineering seeks proposals with transformative ideas that meet the detailed requirements delineated in this solicitation.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Additional Information:

Submission Deadlines

  • Letter of Intent Due Date: December 13, 2013
  • Full Proposal Deadline:February 10, 2014

Last updated: 11/15/2013

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.