The U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) funds manufacturing research and development projects through competitive solicitations known as funding opportunities, as well as prizes, lab calls, and requests for proposals from its network of manufacturing institutes.

You can view all active and completed funding programs in the tables below. These tables include announced funding programs, program areas, year(s) announced, and amount announced dating back to 2016. This data is subject to change and is for general informational purposes only. Please direct questions to AMO_Webmaster@ee.doe.gov.

 

Funded projects are split between the Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization (IED) and Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies (AMMT) program focus areas. 

Open Solicitations

Funding Program Pillar Year(s) Announced Awards

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing

AMMT

2015 - Present

$39.3 million

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

IED & AMMT

2016- Present

$66.3 million

Lab-Embedded Entrepreneurship Program

AMMT

2016 - Present

$38.2 million


Past Solicitations

Funding Program Pillar Year(s) Announced Awards
Fiscal Year 2022 Multi-Topic FOA IED & AMMT 2022 $57.9 million
Fiscal Year 2022 SBIR / STTR Phase II Selections IED & AMMT 2022 $11.5 million
Fiscal Year 2022 SBIR / STTR Phase I Selections IED & AMMT 2022 $4.8 million
National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) Budget Period 2 RFP IED 2022 $17.7 million
Fiscal Year 2021 Multi-Topic FOA IED & AMMT 2021 $42.3 million
Technical Partnerships FOA for Renewably Supplied District Energy Systems and a Regional Smart Manufacturing Pilot Initiative IED 2022 $7.5 million

Flow Battery and Long Duration Storage

AMMT

2021

$17.9 million

Conductivity-enhanced materials for Affordable, Breakthrough Leapfrog Electric and thermal applications (CABLE) Phase I AMMT 2021 $4.5 million

National Alliance for Water Innovation (NAWI) RFP 2

IED

2021

Up to $6.5 million

Single-use Plastics Recycling Funding Opportunity

AMMT

2021

Up to $14.5 million

Industrial Technology Validation Pilot 2021 Phase I

IED

2021

Energy and water-treatment technologies at five Better Plants partners

Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center RFP

AMMT

2021

Four new SMICs established.

Industrial Assessment Centers IED 2022-2026 $52.5 million

REMADE Institute RFP 5

AMMT

2021

$22.5 million

Next Generation Electric Machines

IED

2015

$22 million

Emerging Research Explorations

IED & AMMT

2018

$35 million

Innovative Process and Materials Technologies AMMT 2012-2014 42 project selections

FY 2020

Water and Wastewater Treatment System Infrastructure FOA
Solicitation
Projects selections for negotiations: Carollo Engineers Inc., Clarkson University, Columbia University, Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Kansas State University, Kennedy Jenks Consultants, Ohio University, Stanford University, The Research Foundation for State University of New York on behalf of University at Buffalo, The Water Research Foundation, University of California: Los Angeles, University of Chicago, University of Connecticut, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota: Twin Cities, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) RFP2 Wave 4 (Round 2) 
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: View full project list

REMADE Institute (RFP 4) – Research & Development for Plastics
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: https://remadeinstitute.org/news-and-articles/rfp20-01-award

FY20 Multi-topic Funding Opportunity
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: Antora Energy, Inc., Argonne National Laboratory, Caterpillar Inc., Clemson University, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University, Cornell University, E2H2NANO, LLC, Edison Welding Institute, Forge Nano, Inc., GE Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, Idaho National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Lead Organization, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Mosaic Materials, Inc., National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth, North Carolina State University, Northern Illinois University, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems at Clearfield Utah, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Palo Alto Research Center, Inc. (PARC), Penn State University Park, Praxair, Inc., Purdue University Northwest - Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium, Raytheon Technologies Research Center, Research Triangle Institute, ReSource Chemical Corp., Robocasting Enterprises, LLC, Saint-Gobain, Sandia National Laboratories, Savannah River National Laboratory, Solidia Technologies, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., Texas Tech University, University of Houston, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, University of Maine, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of South Carolina - Columbia, University of Tennessee: Knoxville

Critical Materials: Next-Generation Technologies and Field Validation FOA
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: 525 Solutions, Inc., American Battery Metals Corporation, BHER Minerals, LLC, Case Western Reserve University, General Atomics, Mineral Selective Technologies, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Oregon State University, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Phinix,LLC, PUREgraphite LLC, Technology Holding LLC, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Wyoming

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize – Phase II
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: Li Industries, OnTo Technologies, Powering the Future, Renewance, Smartville, Team Portables, Titan Advanced Energy Solutions

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Special Solicitation 2020
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: CHZ Technologies, LLC, ESI North America, Inc., Materials Sciences LLC, and Raytheon Technologies Research Center (RTRC)

High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Spring 2020
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: Ford Motor Company, Futamura Group, General Electric, GE Research, Machina Labs, The Procter & Gamble Company, Raytheon Technologies Research Center (two projects), Rolls-Royce Corporation, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, and VAST Power Systems, Inc.

Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) RFP 2 – Wave 3 & RFP 2 – Wave 4
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selections for negotiation: Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Rafter Equipment Corporation; Atollogy, South Bay Solutions and North Carolina State University (NCSU), Ectron will work with Inova Diagnostics, Tyson Foods and ThinkIQ, ECM Performance Materials Corp and Flexware Innovation

Water and Wasterwater Treatment System Infrastructure FOA
Solicitation
Projects selections for negotiations: in progress

Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) RFP 2 – Wave 3 & RFP 2 – Wave 4
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: Auburn University and Rayonier Advanced Materials; Baxter Solutions and Purdue University; Honeywell, Virginia Tech, Bodycote, and Seco-Warwick; Pennsylvania State University, Texas A&M University (TAMU), and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV); Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and IBM; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals; UTRC, Purdue University, and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc.; West Virginia University, University at Buffalo, and Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO)

BOTTLE: Bio-Optimized Technologies to Keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment FOA
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: Battelle Memorial Institute; Case Western Reserve University; IBM Almaden Research Center; Iowa State University; LanzaTech, Inc.; The University of Akron; University of California, San Diego; University of Minnesota: Twin Cities; University of Wisconsin-Madison

American-Made - Water Resource Recovery Prize
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: Sebastien Tilmans, Craig Criddle from Stanford University partnered with Ken Stedman of MicroMedia Filtration Inc.; Mike Holland, Marcello Pibiri, Brent Perz, Carl Cacciatore, Marc van Dongen, and Chad Kuze; Kobe Nagar, Marc Deshusses, Simon Lobdell, and Mohammad Abu-Orf of Orange Water and Sewer Authority; Lauren Greenlee, Shelby Foster, Michael Watts, Sean Scuras, and Kenneth Komiske; Islam Genina, Andrew Tsang, Elliott Donlon, Hannah Hoffmann, Kanika Ghakar, and Jordan McDormatt; Casey McKinne, Bob Ohlund, Marina Foster, and Mark Lehmann from Crystal Clearwater Resources, LLC’s Low Temperature Distillation (LTDis) Technology; Dan Spracklin and Jeremy Taylor of SoMax BioEnergy partnered with the Borough of Phoenixville Wastewater Treatment Plant; Regina Rodriguez, Jack Drwiega, and Beau Kostedt of Carbonxt partnered with Steve Suau at Progressive Water Resources; Michael Smith of Impact Bioenergy partnered with team members from MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions and Energy Efficiency Finance Corporation; James Oyler and John L. Willis.

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Fall 2019
Solicitation
Selections Announcement
Projects selected for negotiation: ArcelorMittal, Flawless Photonics, Guardian Glass, LLC, NLMK USA, OxEon Energy, LLC, PPG Industries, 3M Company, Raytheon Technologies Research Center
Selections Announcement

EERE Land Grant University
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: in progress 

FY20 Vehicles Multi-Topic FOA
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: full list of selectees

H2@Scale New Markets FOA
Solicitation
Selections
Projects selected for negotiation: 3M Company, Giner ELX, Inc., Proton Energy Systems, Inc, Collaborative Composite Solutions Corporation, Hexagon R & D LLC, University of Kentucky, University of Virginia, The Lubrizol Corporation, Nikola Corporation, University of Tennessee: Knoxville, Cummins, Plug Power, Missouri University of Science & Technology, University of California: Irvine, Hornblower Yachts, Caterpillar Inc, Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.

Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) Funding Opportunity
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: Auburn University and Rayonier Advanced Materials; Baxter Solutions and Purdue University; Honeywell, Virginia Tech, Bodycote, and Seco-Warwick; Pennsylvania State University, Texas A&M University (TAMU), and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV); Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and IBM; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals; UTRC, Purdue University, and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc.; West Virginia University, University at Buffalo, and Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO)

American-Made Geothermal Manufacturing Prize (Geothermal Prize)
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: Allen Swenson's team; Bhushan Pendse's team; Dreamer Geothermophiles; Harold Snyder; Huilin Tu's team; HyperSciences' Team; Lev Ring's team; Multiscale Systems; Ozark Integrated Circuits; Team_AC; Team Baker Hughes; Team PLUGS; Team Welltec; The Bit Guys; Ultra-High Temperature Logging Tool

FY 2019

RAPID Institute Process Intensification Call for Proposals 2019
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: Washington State University and GTI; University of Minnesota and RTI; Cornell University, together and Electrochaea; University of Arizona, Aquastill, Chemstations, DWP Energy Solutions, W.L. Gore, University of Kansas, DuPont Biomaterials, Hills Inc

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Spring 2019 Solicitation
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: United Technologies Research Center (with Argonne National Laboratory), General Motors LLC, United Technologies Research Center (with Sandia National Laboratories), Praxair, Inc., Dow, Inc., Saint Gobain Ceramics & Plastics, DBA SEFPRO, United Technologies Research Center (with Los Alamos National Laboratory), PPG Industries, Inc. | DBA PPG Coatings and Resins R&D, Sinter Print Inc. dba Elementum 3D, LM Industries Group, Inc., City of San José – Department of Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize
Solicitation
Selection 
Projects selected for negotiation: Admiral Instruments, EEDD, Holman Parts Distribution, Li Industries, LIBIoT - Lithium-Ion Battery collection using the Internet-of-Things, OnTo Technology, Power the Future, Renewance, Smartville, SNT Laser Focused, Team EVBs, Team Portables, Team RRCO, Titan AES

Energy-Water Desalination Hub
Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: National Alliance for Water Innovation 

Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity

Solicitation
Selection
Projects selected for negotiation: University of Texas – San Antonio

DOE, Israel’s Ministry of Energy, and the Israel Innovation Authority Call for Proposals
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: in progress 

FY19 AMO Multi-topic Funding Opportunity
Solicitation
Selection
Projected selected for negotiations: 3M Company; Aerojet Rocketdyne; Albemarle Corporation; Ames Laboratory; Applied Materials, Inc.; Arkema Inc.; Carpenter Technology Corporation; Eaton Corporation; Edison Welding Institute, Inc. (EWI); Forest Concepts, LLC; Forge Nano; Georgia Institute of Technology; Houston Advanced Research Center; Idaho National Laboratory; International District Energy Association; Iowa State University; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Navitas Advance Solutions Group, LLC; Louisiana State University; Michigan Technological University; Missouri University of Science and Technology; Molecule Works Inc.; Noble Thermodynamic Systems, Inc.; Palo Alto Research Center, Inc.; Paragon Robotics LLC; Pixelligent Technologies, LLC;  Sylvatex; The ExOne Company; The George Washington University; United Technologies Research Center; University of California, Los Angeles; University of California, Santa Barbara; University of Colorado Boulder; University of Connecticut; University of Florida; University of Kentucky; University of Massachusetts Lowell; University of Nevada, Reno; University of Notre Dame; University of Tennessee, Knoxville; University of Virginia University of Washington; University of Wisconsin – Madison; Veloxint Corporation; Virginia Commonwealth University; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Western Michigan University; Western New England University; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Wright State University

Manufacturing Innovator Challenge Prize Series
Solicitation
Selection Announcement
Projects selected for negotiation: Jason Cotrell, Anne Pauley, Daniel Shaner, Stephen Stelly

FY 2018

Innovation Crossroads Solicitation Cohort #3
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: Jesse Claypoole, William Fitzhugh, Hicham Ghossein, Alex Lewis, Trevor McQueen, Leila Safavi-Tehrani, Jess Thornburg
Selection Announcement

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Solicitation Round 6: Special Call — Steel and Aluminum Manufacturing
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: Alcoa, AK Steel, ArcelorMittal, US Steel
Selection Announcement

Innovation Crossroads Solicitation Cohort #3
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress

FY 2017

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Winter 2018 Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: 3M; Alliance for Pulp & Paper Technology; Arconic, Inc; GE Global Research Center; KeraCel; Seurat Technologies; SFP Works, LLC; Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium; The Dow Chemical Company; Transient Plasma Systems; United Technologies Research Center; and VAST Power Systems, Inc.
Selection Announcement

American Inventions Made Onshore Prize Competition
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: ADL Ventures; FuzeHub; Innovation Works; and mHUB
Selection Announcement

Flexible Combined Heat and Power for Grid Reliability and Resiliency
Solicitation 
Clemson University; ElectraTherm, Inc.; GE Global Research; Siemens Corporation; Southwest Research Institute; University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Advanced Manufacturing Graduate-level Traineeships
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: University of Connecticut at Storrs and the Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Selection Announcement

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Spring 2017 
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: PPG Industries; Vitro Flat Glass, LLC; Arconic, Inc.; Eaton Corporation; Vader Systems, LLC; Caterpillar; and General Motors
Selection Announcement

Chain Reaction Innovations Cohort #2
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: Erika Boeing, Tom Guarr, Chad Husko, David Manosalvas-Kjono, Ted Seo, and Veronika Stelmakh.
Selection Announcement

Innovation Crossroads Solicitation Cohort #2
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: Don DeRosa, Megan O'Connor, Justin Nussbaum, Shane McMahon, and Matthew Smith
Selection Announcement

Cyclotron Road Solicitation Cohort #4
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: Erkan Aktakka, Justin Briggs & Andrew Ponec, Jill Fuss & Steve Yannone, Tim Latimer & Jack Norbeck, Miguel Sierra Aznar, Christopher Graves, Dominic Labanowski & Nishita Deka, Kevin Kung, and Alexei Marchenkov
Selection Announcement

Extending Industrial Assessment Centers to Underserved Areas 
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001704
Project selected for negotiation: In progress

Advanced Manufacturing Projects for Emerging Research Exploration
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001465
Project selected for negotiation: AK Steel Corporation; Argonne National Laboratory; Bio2Electric, LLC d.b.a. EcoCatalytic Technologies; Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois; Boston Electrometallurgical Corporation; Colorado State University; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Energy & Environmental Research Center; FeNix Magnetics, Inc.; Idaho National Laboratory; Iowa State University; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Michigan State University; Saint-Gobain Ceramics and Plastics, Inc.; Solar Turbines Incorporated; Starfire Industries LLC; Temple University; United Technologies Research Center; University of California: Los Angeles; University of Maryland: College Park; University of Texas at Dallas; Yale University; and Zyvex Labs, LLC
Selection Announcement

Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnerships
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001678
Project selected for negotiation: Center for Sustainable Energy; Houston Advanced Research Center; North Carolina State University; Pace University; Pennsylvania State University; University of Illinois at Chicago; University of Maine; and Washington State University.
Selection Announcement

Industrial Assessment Centers Technical Field Manager
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001679
Project selected for negotiation: In progress

Innovation Crossroads Business Mentoring Services for Energy Technology Innovation
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress

Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001594
Project selected for negotiation: Sustainable Manufacturing Innovation Alliance
Selection announcement

Industrial Assessment Centers
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001513
Projects selected for negotiation: Arizona State University; Boise State University; Clemson University; Georgia Tech Research Corporation; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis; Lehigh University; Louisiana State University; North Carolina State University; Oklahoma State University; Oregon State University; San Diego State University Research Foundation; San Francisco State University; Syracuse University; Tennessee Technological University; Texas A&M; The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; University of Alabama; University of Dayton; University of Florida; University of Illinois at Chicago; University of Kentucky Research Foundation; University of Massachusetts Amherst University of Miami; University of Missouri: Columbia; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; University of Utah University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; West Virginia University
Selection announcement

Modular Chemical Process Intensification Institute for Clean Energy Manufacturing
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001578
Projects selected for negotiation: American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Selection announcement

Next Generation Electric Machine Program
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001467
Projects selected for negotiation: AK Steel Corporation Research & Innovation; American Superconductor Corporation; Carnegie Mellon University; Florida State University; General Electric Company, GE Global Research; NovaTorque, Inc.; Purdue University; Rice University; Rochester Institute of Technology; Superconductor Technologies Incorporated; SurfTec, LLC; University of Central Florida; and University of Houston
Selection announcement

Innovation Crossroads Energy Entrepreneurship
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress

Small Business Vouchers Round 3
Solicitation: DE-SBV-0000999
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress

High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program
Solicitation: FBO321-16
Projects selected for negotiation: Shiloh Industries of Ohio will partner with ORNL; Rolls-Royce Corporation of Indiana will partner with ORNL; ORNL will partner with Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance; LLNL will partner with GE Global Research Center; PPG of Pennsylvania will partner with LBNL; Actasys, will partner with ORNL; Carbon will partner with LBNL; The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute will partner with LBNL; The Alzeta Corporation of California will partner with LBNL; Sepion Technologies of California will partner with LBNL; Applied Materials, Incorporated will partner with LLNL; General Motors LLC of Michigan and EPRI of California will partner with ORNL; Harper International Corp. of New York will partner with ORNL
Selection announcement

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program---Atomically Precise Membranes
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001618
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program---Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001618
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress

FY 2016

Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Smart Manufacturing: Advanced Sensors, Controls, Platforms, and Modeling for Manufacturing
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001263
Projects selected for negotiation:
Selection announcement

Technologist in Residence Lab Call
Solicitation: DE-TIR-0000099
Projects selected for negotiation:
Selection announcement

Chain Reaction Innovations Opens the Call for its First Startup Cohort
Solicitation
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress
Selection announcement

Modular Chemical Process Intensification Institute for Clean Energy Manufacturing
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001578
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress
Selection announcement

Industrial Assessment Centers
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001513
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress
Selection announcement

Next Generation Electric Machines: Enabling Technologies
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001467
Projects selected for negotiation: In progress
Selection announcement

Next Generation Electric Machines: Megawatt Class Motors
Solicitation: DE-FOA-0001208
Projects selected for negotiation:
Selection announcement