Genomic Science Program
U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science | Biological and Environmental Research Program

FUNDING: ESPCoR FOA 2215 Building EPSCOR-State/National Laboratory Partnerships


DOE’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Building EPSCoR-State/DOE-National Laboratory Partnerships. These partnerships advance human understanding of the physical world by supporting fundamental, early-stage energy research collaborations with the DOE national laboratories. Information on the DOE national laboratories including links to websites can be found at Participation by graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows is required. Junior faculty from EPSCoR jurisdictions are encouraged to apply. Utilization of DOE user facilities is encouraged. Information on the SC User Facilities can be found at and information on the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy user facilities can be found at Applicants are advised of the following areas of additional interest: Quantum Information Science, Microelectronics, Data Science/Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence, Energy Storage, and Plastics Recycling.

DOE EPSCoR currently follows eligibility determinations made by the National Science Foundation EPSCoR for its Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Program. As a result, entities located within the following jurisdictions will be eligible to apply under this FOA: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virgin Islands, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Funding Announcement Detail

  • Funding Announcement Number: DE-FOA-0002215
  • Funding Announcement: PDF
  • Submission Deadline for Pre-applications: January 16, 2020
  • Pre-application Response Date: February 21, 2020
  • Submission Deadline for Applications: April 7, 2020