Nov. 4, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) Program announces $4 million for new projects within the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) and High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) programs. The HPC4Mfg and HPC4Mtls programs are funded with support from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office and the Office of Fossil Energy. HPC4EI programs are designed to spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in energy-efficient manufacturing and new materials that will enable advanced energy technologies.
In this solicitation, we are seeking qualified industry partners to participate in short-term, collaborative projects with the DOE’s national laboratories. Selected industry partners will be granted access to high performance computing (HPC) facilities and experienced staff at DOE’s national laboratories. The collaborations will address key challenges in U.S. manufacturing and material development by applying modeling, simulation, and data analysis to relevant problems with the intent to improve energy efficiency, increase productivity, reduce cycle time, enable next-generation technologies, test control system algorithms, investigate intensified processes, lower energy cost, and accelerate innovation.
Eligibility for this program is limited to entities that manufacture products or operate systems in the United States for commercial applications and organizations that support them. Selected projects will be awarded up to $300,000 to support computing cycles and work performed by the national lab partners. All DOE national laboratories are eligible to participate. The industry partner must provide a participant contribution of at least 20% of the total project funding. Project durations are for one year.
HPC4EI will host informational webinars on November 13 and November 21. Register to attend by visiting the HPC4EI website.
Concept paper deadline is December 10, 2019. In partnership with Idaho National Laboratory, applicants can now apply electronically using our new HPC4EI proposal system.
To view additional information for this funding opportunity including topic areas of interest, webinar registration, and electronic application portal, visit the HPC4EI solicitation page.
Questions can be sent to [email protected].
Source: HPC for Energy Innovation