The DOE program offices participating in this solicitation include:
• Maximum Award Amounts: Beginning in FY13 we are specifying the maximum award amount for both Phase I and Phase II with the topic name. The two amounts used in Release 2 are: Phase I, $150,000/Phase II, $1,000,000 or Phase I, $225,000/Phase II, $1,500,000. Be sure that your application does not exceed the maximum award amount for the topic to which you are applying.
• Fast-Track Applications: Beginning in FY13 we are accepting Fast-Track applications along with regular Phase I applications. A Fast-Track application is a combined Phase I and Phase II application. For more information about Fast-Track applications see the Funding Opportunity Announcement (available 11/26) or our overview webinar (available now on the first page of our website (http://science.energy.gov/sbir/ ). Fast-track applications will not be accepted for all topics. Those designated as “No Fast-Track” will not be accepting Fast-Track applications.
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