Date Open: 
03/18/2021
Sponsor: 
DOE
Agency Deadline: 
04/12/2021
Limit per Institution: 
2
Important Notes: 
04/12/2021 Required Agency Pre-proposal
Source: 
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CRITICAL MINERALS & MATERIALS: CHEMICAL AND MATERIALS SCIENCES RESEARCH ON RARE EARTH AND PLATINUM GROUP ELEMENTS FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT(FOA) NUMBER: DE-FOA-0002483 FOA  -  Issue Date: March 18, 2021     Limited:  2

SUMMARY:  The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program announces its interest in receiving applications from single investigators and multi-disciplinary teams to support experimental and theoretical research to advance chemical and materials sciences relevant to the following:

  •  Critical minerals – the natural resource for obtaining critical elements;
  •  Critical elements – atomic elements that are subject to supply risks and are incorporated in critical materials; and
  •  Critical materials – substances that provide essential functionality in key technologies and have no easy substitutes.
Research Office Notice of intent to Apply Deadline: 
  • Monday, March 29, 2021 - 11:59 pm pacific time
 
DOE Deadlines:
  • April 12, 2021 at 5:00PM Eastern - Pre-Applications are required
  • Pre-Application Response Date: May 10, 2021
  • Submission Deadline for Applications: June 9, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern

 

The general guidance for the preparation of notice of intent to the Research Office:

COVER SHEET (1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title

  • The Research Topic(s) of your project.
    • 1. Physical and Chemical Properties
    • 2. Geological Systems
    • 3. Separation Science
    • 4. Design and Synthesis of Materials or Molecules
  • Project Summary:  3 or 4 sentences or bullet points that provide an overview of the objective of your proposed research, how you plan to do it, and the expected outcome.
  • Unique Aspects:  3 or 4 sentences or bullet points that highlight how your research/approach is different/better.
  • Key PI/co-PIs:  5 or 6 sentences or bullet points that highlight team expertise as it relates to the project.
  • Budget:  Example:  The total cost of the project is anticipated to be $ X, with $ Y being requested from the DOE.  DOE funds will be used for: $ A for personnel; $ B for operations, and $ C for broader impacts/subcontracts etc. 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION (1 page) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

  • Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of
    • Research question(s) and how the project will address the research question(s);  Applications to this FOA must emphasize fundamental scientific research
    • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
    • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
Submit your Notice of Intent to the SMARTSHEET FORM     

https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/b894d3fab0f747eb9cf6cd56d6f0ceb0

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