**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

To support U.S. economic growth and offer consumers and businesses additional transportation choices, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Vehicle Technologies Office invests in early-stage research to enable future private-sector development and commercialization of affordable, energy-efficient transportation technologies that can strengthen our energy security.

This FOA seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: batteries and electrification; materials; technology integration and energy efficient mobility systems; energy-efficient commercial off-road vehicle technologies; and co-optimized advanced engine and fuel technologies to improve fuel economy.


  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 5/29/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 7/13/2018 5:00 PM ET

Announcement: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaId56b1bad6-1095-4caf-9e17-74fba3305438