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    Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): Biological and Chemical Upgrading for Advanced Biofuels and Products

    Funding: $10 million

    Open Date: 04/15/2014

    Close Date: 06/13/2014

    Funding Organization: Department of Energy

    Funding Number: DE-FOA-0001085

    Summary:

    The Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has released a new $10 million funding opportunity announcement to support the research of drop-in biofuels—such as agricultural residues and woody biomass—to substitute petroleum-based feedstocks, products, and fuels. EERE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office supports efforts to make drop-in biofuels more accessible and affordable, as well as to meet the cost target equivalent of $3.00 per gallon of gasoline by 2022.

    Please visit EERE Exchange for more information and to apply to the Biological and Chemical Upgrading for Advanced Biofuels and Products funding opportunity.

    An informational webinar will be held Tuesday, April 22, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) to discuss standard application questions regarding the EERE Office and FOA procedures.

    Concept papers are due on May 1 at 5:00 p.m. EST, and full applications are due on June 13 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

    For more information, see the full solicitation.

    Last updated: 04/16/2014

    Funding amounts and schedules are subject to change.