Posts under Category: Funding Opportunities

  • Biorenewables Research at ISU Part of New Manufacturing USA Institute
    [January 18, 2017]

    Last month, the Department of Energy announced that the U.S.’s 10th Manufacturing USA Institute will make use of Iowa State University’s biorenewables expertise. Dedicated to work in chemical manufacturing, the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment Institute (RAPID) hopes to improve productivity and efficiency in the field. ISU researchers will manage the project’s biorefinery efforts, [...]  Read More

  • DOE SBIR/STTR Solicitation Topics Released
    [November 3, 2016]

    The Department of Energy (DOE) has recently released topics for SBIR/STTR solicitations. 121 specific topics in 31 different areas are available for funding, including areas such as energy efficiency and renewable energy. Letters of intent for the program are due December 19, 2016, with proposals due February 7, 2017. Information on the specific topics can [...]  Read More

  • DOE Awards Grant to Iowa State Researchers
    [November 1, 2016]

    BY AUSTIN GOODE | IOWA ENERGY CENTER Iowa Energy Center grantee, Dr. Mark Wright, was awarded an Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) grant from the Department of Energy (DOE). An Iowa Energy Center planning grant supported the first Energy Manufacturing Workshop held in Denver, Colorado where industry, academic and government partners were brought together to brainstorm [...]  Read More

  • Energy Center Announces New Education Grant Program
    [September 14, 2016]

    In the fall of 2016, the Energy Center will release an RFP for the new Energy Education and Workforce Development grant program. The Iowa Energy Center seeks to provide Iowa students and adult learners with practical and credible energy education that contributes to the environmental, social, and economic well-being of Iowans. Under this grant program, [...]  Read More

  • AERLP Celebrates 20th Anniversary
    [September 7, 2016]

    BY AUSTIN GOODE | IOWA ENERGY CENTER This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the Alternate Energy Revolving Loan Program (AERLP). Created in 1996, the AERLP was created by the Iowa Legislature to promote the development of renewable energy production facilities in the state. The Legislature appointed the Iowa Energy Center to manage this program [...]  Read More

  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to Speak at SBIR Road Tour
    [August 3, 2016]

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will address the SBIR/STTR Road Tour Conference in Ames on Wednesday, August 17. During the lunchtime address, Vilsack will discuss the importance of innovation in the agricultural ecosystem. Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham will also address the group. For a full copy of the day’s schedule click here. [...]  Read More