New Funding Opportunity for the Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines

DOE Announces Up to $12 Million for Co-Optima View in browser
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May 7, 2018

Energy Department's Advanced Vehicle Technologies Funding Opportunity includes Up to $12 Million for Co-Optima

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) released a multi-topic funding opportunity announcement (FOA) on May 1, 2018. Topic 5 of the FOA will be jointly funded by DOE’s Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), as a part of BETO and VTO’s joint Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines (Co-Optima) Initiative. Co-Optima is a collaborative research and development effort between the two offices that supports research of fuel and engine innovations that work together to maximize vehicle performance and fuel efficiency. The initiative is accelerating the introduction of affordable, scalable, and sustainable biofuels and high-efficiency, low-emission vehicle engines.

Funding for the Co-Optima portion of the FOA will total up to $12 million, combined, from VTO and BETO. Concept papers are due May 29, 2018, and full applications are due July 13, 2018. For more information and application requirements, please visit the EERE Exchange website.  


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