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Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute

Open Date: 05/09/2013

Close Date: 08/29/2013

Funding Organization: Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy; focused on wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors for power electronic devices

Funding Number: DE-FOA-0000683

Summary:

The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to establish a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute (Institute) to support U.S. prosperity and security; and that will contribute to the creation of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI). The primary goals of the Institute are to revitalize American manufacturing and support domestic manufacturing competitiveness by driving innovation, and developing and accelerating adoption of next generation manufacturing technologies that will increase energy productivity, improve product quality, reduce cost, waste or pollution leading to increased domestic production capacity, jobs for American workers and regional economic development. The Institute established through this FOA will focus on wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors for power electronic devices.

Funding from this FOA (including required cost share) is not permitted for construction of new buildings or for major renovation of existing buildings. Allowable costs include those necessary to house the Institute (including a possible lease for the first five years of the project), to make minor renovations as needed, and to purchase research equipment and instrumentation.

For more information, see the full solicitation.

Additional Information:

FOA Documents

Required Application Documents

Pursuant to the FOA, Applicants are required to submit the "Required Application Documents" with their Application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

Full Application

Contact Information

  • EERE-ExchangeSupport@hq.doe.gov
    For questions regarding the submission of applications through EERE Exchange. All questions must be submitted at least 3 business days prior to each submission deadline.
  • FOA0000683@go.doe.gov
    For questions regarding the content of the FOA. All questions must be submitted at least 3 business days prior to each submission deadline.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Responses to questions are posted to the FAQs webpage.

Submission Deadlines

  • Letter of Intent Deadline: 7/11/2013 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 8/29/2013 5:00 PM ET

Last updated: 05/21/2013

Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.