U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - Office of Science (SC) - Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
04/04/22 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories entities and teams for scientific research to improve and develop imaging techniques for biological substances. Applicants are required to submit a pre-application prior to submitting a full proposal. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete.
The DOE SC program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER), through its Bioimaging Research effort, announces its interest in receiving applications to advance fundamental research or use-inspired technologies of new bioimaging or sensing approaches that exploit quantum phenomena. Applications must describe how they would advance knowledge and predictive understanding of plant and microbial systems relevant to bioenergy and environmental research in fields of study supported by BER. Projects that incorporate quantum science concepts to enhance spatial and temporal resolution, measurement speed, long-term sample stability, or sensitivity of bioimaging technologies are desirable. Proposed research should demonstrate a comparative advantage over conventional methods.
Applications could address either: 1) evaluation of novel, untested concepts and theoretical models, or 2) innovative prototype development of instruments and methods that include biological validation. This FOA does not solicit late-stage optimization, after initial prototype development, or research use of current or newly acquired resources, capabilities, or equipment.
GrantWatch ID#: 200656
Approximately 10 to 14 awards are expected.
Award Ceiling: $750,000
Award Floor: $250,000
A multi-institutional team is limited to a request of no more than $750,000 per year.
DOE anticipates making awards with a project period of 3 years.
DOE is interested in seeing projects supported under this FOA begin work by August 2022.
Continuation funding (funding for the second and subsequent budget periods) is contingent on: (1) availability of funds appropriated by Congress and future year budget authority; (2) progress towards meeting the objectives of the approved application; (3) submission of required reports; and (4) compliance with the terms and conditions of the award.
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