Integrated Biorefinery Optimization

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announce a joint funding opportunity to support Integrated Biorefinery Optimization. DOE has funded biorefinery technology development projects, since 2002, to meet two EERE performance goals: 1) reduce dependence on imported oil, thereby enhancing energy security; and 2) spur the creation of a sustainable domestic bio-industry. USDA NIFA has funded programs and projects that target vital topical areas related to the development of regional systems for the sustainable production of biofuels, industrial chemicals, biopower, and biobased products as well as invested in America‚Äôs scientific corps and developing workforce in bioenergy, bioproducts, and the bioeconomy.  

Eligibility Details

Who Is Eligible to Apply:
Other or Additional Information (See below)
More Information on Eligibility:
Please see Part III, A. of the RFA.

Important Dates

Posted Date:
Friday, January 6, 2017
Closing Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017
Other Due Date:
Concept Paper: Monday, February 6, 2017

Additional Information

For More Information Contact:
Daniel Cassidy
Contact for Electronic Access Problems:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov
Funding Opportunity Number:
DE-FOA-0001689
CFDA number:
81.087
Estimated Total Program Funding:
$2,900,000