To provide applicants with additional time to develop solutions to the opportunities presented in DOE topics, the Department of Energy has posted the topics for the 2012 Phase I Release 2 at: http://science.energy.gov/sbir/. You may directly contact the program managers listed in the topic descriptions before the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is posted November 28, 2011.
After that date, you will be required to use FedConnect to communicate your questions about individual topics.
The schedule for 2012 Phase I Release 2 is shown below:
|· Topics Released:||November 1, 2011|
|· FOA Issued:||November 28, 2011|
|· Letter of Intent Due Date:||December 20, 2011, 11:59 PM EST|
|· Application Due Date:||January 31, 2012, 11:59 PM EST|
|· Award Notification:||May 2012|
|· Start of Grant Budget Period:||June 2012|