RFP Summary provided by the agency
To support U.S. economic growth and offer consumers and businesses additional transportation choices, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Vehicle Technologies Office invests in early-stage research to enable future private-sector development and commercialization of affordable, energy-efficient transportation technologies that can strengthen our energy security
What is the mission and focus of the program: research, social, economic or others?
This FOA seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: batteries and electrification; materials; technology integration and energy efficient mobility systems; energy-efficient commercial off-road vehicle technologies; and co-optimized advanced engine and fuel technologies to improve fuel economy.
How do you submit to this opportunity?
All application submissions are to be made via the EERE eXCHANGE at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/.
Who are the target applicants: cities, universities, companies, small business, nonprofits, or others?
i. Individuals- U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are eligible to apply for funding as a Prime Recipient or Subrecipient.
ii. Domestic Entities –
For-profit entities, educational institutions, and nonprofits that are incorporated (or otherwise formed) under the laws of a particular State or territory of the United States are eligible to apply for funding as a Prime Recipient or Subrecipient. Nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31, 1995, are not eligible to apply for funding.
State, local, and tribal government entities are eligible to apply for funding as a Prime Recipient or Subrecipient.
DOE/NNSA Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) are eligible to apply for funding as a Prime Recipient or Subrecipient.
Non-DOE/NNSA FFRDCs are eligible to apply for funding as a Subrecipient, but are not eligible to apply as a Prime Recipient.
Federal agencies and instrumentalities (other than DOE) are eligible to apply for funding as a Subrecipient, but are not eligible to apply as a Prime Recipient. Foreign entities, whether for-profit or otherwise, are eligible to apply”