Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Available Grant Programs

University Biomass Research
The U.S. Department of Energy requests proposals for University
Research in Biomass Technologies: Applied Research in Conversion of
Biomass to Advance Fuels. This initiative will support innovative
and unique approaches to addressing the needs of biochemical and
thermochemical processing of biomass as implemented in integrated
biorefinery operations. $4 million expected to be available, up to
12 awards anticipated. Letters of Intent to apply are optional and
are due 4/28/08, final proposals due 6/2/08. For more info, contact
Bob Kingsley at
GO98017@go.doe.gov or go to:
Refer to Sol# DE-PS36-08GO98017. (Grants.gov 3/31/08)

Biomass Engineering
The National Science Foundation requests proposals for
Biotechnology, Biochemical, and Biomass Engineering. This
initiative supports research that addresses problems involved in
economic processing and manufacturing of products of economic
importance by effectively utilizing renewable resources of
biological origin and bio-informatics originating from genomic and
proteomic information. Responses due 9/15/08. For more info,
contact Frederick Heineken at
fheineke@nsf.gov or go to:
Refer to Sol# PD-08-1491. (Grants.gov 4/17/08)

Bio-Oil Stabilization
The U.S. Department of Energy requests proposals for Biomass Fast
Pyrolysis Oil (Bio-oil) Stabilization. Through this initiative, DOE
seeks practical, cost effective methods for stabilizing biomass fast
pyrolysis oil. $7 million expected to be available, up to 7 awards
anticipated. Response due 5/29/08. For more info, contact
Melissa Wise at
GO98018@go.doe.gov or go to:
Refer to Sol# DE-PS36-08GO98018. (Grants.gov 4/16/08)

Energy Analysis and Technical Assistance
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory
seeks proposal for energy related analysis and technical assistance
in support of NREL’s ongoing energy efficiency and renewable energy
programs. The overall objective of this solicitation is to
establish task ordering agreements with multiple organizations to
provide analysis and technical assistance as needed by NREL. Area
of interest include: Technology, systems and applications analysis;
market analysis; policy and benefits analysis; and program analysis
and evaluation. Responses due 5/5/08. For more info, contact
Laura Hughes at
laura_hughes@nrel.gov or go to:
Refer to Sol# RCX-8-88280. (FBO 4/16/08)

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