Tag Archives: Office of Science

DOE Invests in Phase I R&D Work Under 139 Small Businesses

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $37 million to fund Phase I research and development activities under 170 grants issued to 139 small businesses in support of the DOE Office of Science. DOE said Tuesday the Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer grants have a median value of $200,000 and cover a period of up to 12 months.

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DOE Unveils Funding Opportunities for Carbon Dioxide Capture Research Efforts

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The Department of Energy intends to award up to $22 million in funds to back research initiatives in capturing carbon dioxide particles from ambient air. DOE said Monday that the Office of Science is looking for proposals that cover fundamental studies in chemical and material sciences.

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DOE Allots Funds for AI Research Projects

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The Department of Energy is investing $20 million in research and development projects to apply artificial intelligence to energy science and grid management. DOE said Wednesday. Eight projects have been identified that would receive a combined amount of almost $7 million to study on AI, big data and machine learning applications in grid resiliency. These projects are funded under DOE's Office of Electricity.

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DOE Vet Bill Valdez Appointed President of Senior Executives Association; Barbara Pabotoy Comments

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The Senior Executives Association has named Bill Valdez, a former director at the Energy Department and senior adviser at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, as president of the Washington-based nonprofit that represents many senior-level federal executives. Valdez joined SEA in 2000 and previously served as chair of the board of directors from …

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DOE Funds Four New University-Led Energy Frontier Research Centers

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The Energy Department has granted $40 million in funds to establish four new Energy Frontier Research Centers to help advance scientific developments in support of the agency’s environmental management and nuclear cleanup mission. DOE said Monday the centers will work to provide fundamental research that supports safe and efficient hazardous waste cleanup and assist the department’s …

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