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Commerce Dept Unveils Funding Opportunity for Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce (DOC) has introduced a $25 million grant competition that seeks to help entrepreneurs mitigate economic, health and safety risks brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The department said Wednesday that it will award grants to entrepreneurship support programs that will assist various regions and communities in the U.S.

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DOE to Invest $65M in Power Grid Modernization Project; Dan Brouillette Quoted

DOE

The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $65 million in funds to extend its network of grid-interactive and efficient building communities in the U.S. The department noted the effort may increase the number of testbeds supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy such as Reynolds Landing in Alabama.

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DHS Taps Two Companies for Network Modeling Tech Dev’t

DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded SecureLogix and Achilles Heel Technologies a total of $1.96 million in funds through Phase II of the Small Business Innovation Research program to build technologies that will support dynamic network modeling capabilities for emergency communication and risk management networks. SecureLogix will continue the development of a modeling tool that will assist 911 decision makers.

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DOE Eyes $122M Funding Opportunity for Carbon Ore R&D Efforts

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) intends to award $122 million in funds to support research and development activities on rare earth elements and critical minerals. DOE said that it seeks to assess the potential of natural resources across basins in the U.S. to drive regional economic growth for the department. 

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DoD to Award Grants to Bolster Natl Security Industrial Base

DoD

The Department of Defense (DoD) has earmarked $25 million in grants to support six projects that aim to augment the national security industrial base. DoD said that it seeks to enhance research, development and small business efforts through the funding initiative. DoD picked the awardees through a competitive acquisition and will provide funding from fiscal year 2020 funds. 

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DOE Picks 12 Projects Under Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Dev’t Effort

DOE

The Department of Energy will award $34M in funds to 12 projects that will cover the development of small-scale solid oxide fuel cell systems that employ solid oxide electrolyzer cell technologies. DOE said Tuesday it aims to drive the usage of SOFC hybrid systems for power generation and hydrogen production through the funding opportunity.

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DOE to Fund Research Projects in Scientific Studies, Decision Support Methods

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $16 million in funds to support research efforts in the usage of artificial intelligence and machine learning for scientific studies and management of complex processes. The funding opportunity will support the development of AI and ML-based predictive modeling and simulation technologies for physical sciences.

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NSF Picks Nine Teams for Collaborative Accelerator Effort

NSF

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded more than $28 million in funds to nine research teams to support the development of prototypes as part of the second phase of a collaborative accelerator initiative. The Convergence Accelerator program aims to address national societal issues through the use of collaborative multidisciplinary research efforts.

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DOE Announces $72M Carbon Capture R&D Effort; Steven Winberg Quoted

Dept. of Energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $72 million in funds to 27 projects for the development of carbon capture technologies meant to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Eighteen projects will receive $21 million to build materials and technologies designed to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, DOE said Tuesday.

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Synthetik Receives DHS Funding to Develop Machine Learning Data for Airport Screening Tech

machine learning

Synthetik Applied Technologies has secured $1M in funds from the Department of Homeland Security through the second phase of the Small Business Innovation Research program to build machine learning data that could simulate baggage and human travelers.

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