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Funding Opportunity Number:
Mar 22, 2012
May 04, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
May 07, 2012
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May 07, 2012
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Conservation Research and Development
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Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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National Energy Technology Laboratory
The Department of Energy?s (DOE?s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) on behalf of the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies (VT) Program, is seeking applications that will lead to computational modeling advances and development of lightweight alloys for lightweighting and propulsion applications. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) includes three (3) Areas of Interest; Area of Interest 3 includes two (2) subtopics. Areas of Interest are indentified below:
Area of Interest 1: Predictive Engineering Tools for Injection Molded Long Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composites
Area of Interest 2: Integrated Computation Materials Engineering (ICME) Development of Advanced Steel for Lightweight Vehicles
Area of Interest 3: Advanced Alloy Development for Automotive and Heavy-Duty Engines
3a) Lightweight Cast Alloy Development for Light Duty Automotive Engine Applications
3b) High Strength Cast Alloy Development for Heavy-Duty On-Road Engine Applications
NOTE: The FOA has been updated to incorporate Amendment 001 Amendment 002, Amendment 003, discussed below:
Amendment 001 to this FOA was processed on 04/13/2012. The FOA was revised to include an additional criterion under the Project Approach for Area of Interest 1, Area of Interest 2, and Area of Interest 3, respectively. See Section V, Part A. 2. Merit Review Criteria.
Amendment 002 to this FOA was processed on 04/23/2012. The FOA was revised to remove the section entitled "Subrecipient Effort" contained in Part III, Section C, Other Eligibility Requirements.
Amendment 003 to the FOA was processed on 05/04/2012. The FOA was revised to further define, clarify, and update specific clauses in the FOA.
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