Dates and Times
Concept Paper Submission Deadline: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm
Full Proposal Submission Deadline: Thursday, September 2, 2021
Administrator(s): Renae Speck (Owner); Carol Valladao; [email protected]; Amanda La Venture
Category: Concept Paper
Award Cycle: NAWI-2-2021
Discipline/Subject Area: Autonomous Water and Precision Separations
Submit All Questions to: [email protected]
All Deadline Times are: Pacific Time (PT)
Read the entire RFP for complete information and instructions.
The application process will include two phases: a Concept Paper phase and a Full Proposal phase.
Only applicants who have submitted an eligible Concept Paper and are encouraged to submit a Full Proposal will be eligible to submit a Full Proposal.
Total Amount to Be Awarded: Up to $6,500,000 federal funds with a minimum of 25% cost share.
Anticipated Awards: Between 6 and 11 awards
Period of Performance: Up to 36 months (split into 12-month budget periods)
Performance of Work in the United States: Unless a waiver is provided, Lead Organization must show that 100% of the direct labor cost for the project (including Participating Organizations labor) will be incurred in the United States and its territories.
Cost Share Requirement: A minimum of 25% cost share is required.
Technology Readiness Level: 2-4
For additional information, the RFP supports NAWI’s overarching mission to drive down the cost of energy of desalination through early stage applied research. Here is the Press Release: