Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Department of energy announces funding for small business efficiency and renewable research

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

The Energy Department on 9 April announced that up to $9 million this year to about 50 small business innovative energy efficiency and renewable energy fund to advance. This initiative helps companies with promising ideas, which cut improvement of manufacturing processes, building efficiency increase, oil dependency, and electricity from renewable energy sources to generate.

DOE's Office of energy efficiency and renewable energy (EERE) provides funding through the Department of small business innovation research and small business technology transfer programs. These allow federal agencies with large budgets for research and development at a fraction of their funding for competitions between small business aside. Small businesses win awards in these programs to develop the rights to all technologies and they are prompted to market them.

Call this wide-ranging topic of research are small businesses broadly framed to work problems and achieving goals, and gives them the freedom to renew. It promotes even small companies with groundbreaking concepts for a part of research teams, the EERE programs. The possibility of financing includes 8 width themes and sub-themes 30 areas including advanced manufacturing, energy-efficient buildings, biomass, hydrogen and fuel cells and solar energy, wind and water power technologies. The Department of energy funded are selected small businesses with one year, awards of up to $150.000. Prize winner with successful projects have the option to compete for more than $1 million in follow-on funding. See the EERE progress alert and the application for the funding opportunity announcement for the funding opportunity Exchange Web site.

View the original article here

0 коммент.:

Post a Comment