The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) offers information about open and closed funding opportunities, requests for information, and links to related opportunities from other DOE offices and federal organizations.
The FCTO mission is to research, develop, and validate hydrogen production, delivery, storage, and fuel cell technologies. In carrying out this mission, FCTO selects research and development and other projects through open and competitive procurements and encourages collaborative partnerships among industry; universities; national laboratories; federal, state, and local governments; and non-government agencies.
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Open Funding Opportunities
DE-FOA-0002231: Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002229
On December 16, DOE announced that EERE intends to issue, on behalf of FCTO, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled "H2@Scale New Markets FOA," to advance innovations that will build new markets for H2@Scale. Transformational R&D and innovative concepts for new H2@Scale markets will be key to expanding hydrogen opportunities and converting them into market solutions that benefit the American people and provide added value for the economy.
High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) Solicitation
The HPC4Mtls Program seeks qualified industry partners to participate in short-term, collaborative projects with DOE's national laboratories. Through support from the Office of Fossil Energy and EERE's Fuel Cell Technologies Office and Vehicle Technologies Office, selected industry partners will be granted access to High Performance Computing (HPC) facilities and experienced staff at DOE national laboratories. The collaborations will address key challenges in developing, modifying, and/or qualifying new or modified materials through the application of high performance computing, modeling, simulation, and data analysis.
H2@Scale CRADA Call
Through this request for proposals being issued by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), DOE's FCTO seeks to double the impact of its funding in the applied research portion of its portfolio to accelerate technology advancement in support of the Hydrogen at Scale (H2@ Scale) objectives. This request for proposals also seeks to increase industrial and stakeholder engagement in H2@ Scale through investment and active participation in the associated projects. DOE is seeking qualified partners to participate in cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) projects with the H2@ Scale national laboratories consortium.
ORNL-R2RAMM-2017-02-02: ORNL Development Assistance Opportunity for Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Advanced Energy Materials Manufacturing
This is a call for cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs) between national laboratories and industrial partners to address roll-to-roll (R2R) manufacturing challenges that will allow rapid transfer of manufacturing and processing technologies from the lab to the plant floor. These efforts will be supported with current and prior year funds.