BPA’s fiscal year 2018 Technology Innovation Funding Opportunity Announcement (BPA-0003943) will be available March 1, 2017 with a two-phase application and review. Concept papers are due by March 31, 2017. Those who qualify will be invited to further develop their proposals for phase two and submit them by May 1, 2017. Awardees will be notified in July.
This FOA is seeking applications from all interested parties able to provide a minimum of 50 percent cost share; including corporations, nonprofits, technology developers, utilities, universities and national labs. Applications will be accepted that address any technological capability gaps identified in the Technology Roadmaps or addendum(s) below.
Applications will only be accepted through the BPA Exchange website
. Applicants are encouraged to register and create a BPA Exchange account
in advance of the FOA issuance. Questions should be directed to the point of contact identified in the announcement. A separate announcement is also available for BPA staff to submit applications, which is accessible through the BPA Exchange website.