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Funding

The Office of Advanced Manufacturing (OAM) provides cost-shared funding to pursue innovative technology R&D and increase energy efficiency across the manufacturing sector. Solicitations may involve collaborative partnerships among manufacturers, universities, suppliers, national labs, and others. Funding is awarded through an open, competitive process. Project selections are based on merit-based criteria that emphasize potential energy, environmental, and economic benefits. A variety of funding opportunities are available to manufacturers from OAM and other organizations.

Note: Official notices of solicitations can be found at http://www.grants.gov/.  This list is for information only—it may not be inclusive of all solicitations. Funding amounts and schedule dates are subject to change.

Open Opportunities

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Fast-Track for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

NIST has released a new SBIR funding opportunity funded through the American Rescue Plan. Awards will be made to support the purposes of the American Rescue Plan for ‘research, development, and testbeds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. The Fast-Track competition requires both Phase I and Phase II applications to be submitted together.

Applications are due April 15, 2022. See the Notice of Funding Opportunity for eligibility and details on how to apply.

Closed Opportunities

Rapid Assistance (for) Coronavirus Economic Response (RACER) Grant Program

In this opportunity NIST invites AFFOA, AIM Photonics, America Makes, ARM, BioFabUSA, BioMADE, CESMII, CyManII, IACMI, LIFT, MxD, NextFlex, PowerAmerica, RAPID, & REMADE Manufacturing USA institutes to propose high-impact projects designed to fund awards for research, development, and testbeds to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.

Advanced Manufacturing Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) Grant Program

The National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking applications to develop technology roadmaps for promising advanced manufacturing clusters. These grants will establish new or strengthen existing industry-driven consortia that address high-priority research challenges to grow advanced manufacturing in the United States

Created August 4, 2016, Updated April 7, 2022