By Lynn L. Bergeson
On August 9, 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued its Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. DOE encourages applications from qualified small businesses with strong research capabilities in science, engineering, or any research area sought in the announcement.
To become eligible to submit a Phase I application, interested parties must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the DOE Portfolio Analysis and Management System (PAMS) by 5:00 p.m. (EDT) August 30, 2021. Instructions for submitting the LOI are available here.
Grant applications for Phase I must be submitted through this portal by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) October 12, 2021. Information on applying is available here.