Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs
|Category: ||Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs|
|Program: ||Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy: A Joint Research Funding Opportunity Announcement USDA, DOE|
|Agency: ||U.S. Department of Energy; Office of Science; Office of Biological and Environmental Research, U. S. Department of Agriculture; National Institute of Food and Agriculture|
|Description: ||Funding supports genomics based research that will lead to the improved use of biomass and plant feedstocks for the production of fuels such as ethanol or renewable chemical feedstocks. Specifically, applications are sought for fundamental research on plants that will improve biomass characteristics, biomass yield, or sustainability. Approximately up to $5 million is available to support multiple awards.|
Pre-applications are required and due December 18, 2012. Applications are due February 25, 2013.
Program URL: [https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/Default.htm]
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