Date Open: 
ORD Notice of Intent Deadline: 
Agency Deadline: 
Limit per Institution: 
1 - Per PI

 Million Mile Fuel Cell Truck - DOE


Brief Summary:   The DOE’s Million Mile Fuel Cell Truck Consortium (M2FCT, is overseeing a request for proposals (RFP) to accelerate innovation and research and development of hydrogen proton-exchange-membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) for heavy-duty applications in order to meet the 2025 target of 2.5 kW/gPGM power (1.07 A/cm2 current density) at 0.7 V after 25,000 hour-equivalent accelerated durability test. M2FCT is the DOE’s premier fuel-cell research consortium focused on optimizing fuel-cell efficiency, durability, and performance for heavy-duty transportation applications.

This opportunity is open to US-based institutions only. Each application must be led by an academic or non-primary National Laboratory (Primary labs are NREL, ANL, LANL, ORNL, LBNL). Co-PIs are allowed but must be academic or non-primary National Laboratory.

  • Only one proposal is allowed per PI. 
Research Office Notice of Intent Deadline: ASAP
Agency Deadlines:
  • Agency Letter of Intent due June 21, 5 pm  PDT
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
  • 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.
  • 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 Agency.  Agency 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);
  • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
  • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
  • Expected results: Describe the outcome you anticipate from the research.
  • Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
  • Optional - Suggest one or two names to serve on the internal review committee.
Submit your Notice of Intent to the: 


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