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FY24 Vehicle Technologies Office Research & Development Funding Opportunity Announcement

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Total Value has increased

Full Application Submission Deadline: 6/24/2024 5:00 PM ET

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Local Governments
  • Native/Tribal Entities
  • Non-profits
  • Private Sector
  • State Governments

Program Purpose:

  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy



Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: the increase in energy density of battery cells containing phosphate-based cathodes; the development of innovative technologies capable of significantly decreasing greenhouse gases; the production and manufacturing of new high-performance E–steels using domestic resources; the advancement of state of the art Na-ion batteries; the improvement of efficiency and convenience of the mobility-system using V2X; the development of planning tools and/or models to identify, quantify, and assess the impact of convenience strategies on regions and/or communities; addressing vulnerabilities and potential cybersecurity threats posed by the nature of EVs and charging infrastructure integrated with the grid, to improve fuel economy and reduce GHG emissions with the goals of carbon pollution free electricity by 2035 and net-zero of GHG emissions by 2050.

There are six areas of interest in this FOA.

  1. Next Generation Phosphate-Based Cathodes
  2. Na-ion Battery Seedling Projects for Electric Vehicle Applications
  3. Low GHG Concepts for Off-Road Vehicles
  4. Saving Energy with Connectivity
  5. Domestically Produced E-Steels
  6. Cybersecurity for Smart and Secure Electric Vehicle Charging

Related Resources

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Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:
17 - 28

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

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