NIST -- Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) Grant Program

Funding Agency:
Department of Commerce

The NIST Manufacturing USA Technology Roadmap (MfgTech) Grant Program is seeking applications from eligible applicants to develop technology roadmaps for promising advanced manufacturing clusters. These grants will establish new or strengthen existing industry-driven consortia that address high-priority research challenges to grow advanced manufacturing in the United States. The emphasis of this NOFO is on technology roadmapping in areas of critical interest to the nation, including technology areas appropriate for potential future Manufacturing USA institutes. See Section I. of this NOFO for the full program description.

An entity may apply only once as a recipient; however, they may participate in any number of proposals as a subrecipient or collaborator.

Interested applicants from within Duke should contact dukeiln@duke.edu as early as possible.

Deadline: Aug. 17, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for the program listed in this NOFO is open to all domestic non-Federal entities. Eligible applicants include accredited institutions of higher education; non-profit organizations; for-profit organizations incorporated in the United States (including U.S. territories); and state, local, territorial, and Indian tribal governments. Please note that individuals and unincorporated sole proprietors are not considered “non-Federal entities” and are not eligible to apply under this NOFO.

Amount Description

In Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), NIST anticipates funding individual awards up to $300,000 each with a project performance period of up to 18 months. The total number of awards will be based on available funds.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Social Sciences

External Deadline

August 17, 2021