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?
- Individuals- U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents are eligible to apply for funding as a Prime Recipient or Subrecipient.
- 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”