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Monday, October 5, 2009

Cornell's NE Sun Grant Initiative to offer research grants for biofuels, biopower and bioproducts

Cornell's Northeast Sun Grant Initiative (NESGI) Competitive Grants Program has announced the availability of funds and is seeking proposals in areas such as BioFuels, BioPower and BioProducts.  Letters of intent are due November 13 for the 2010 round through which the Northeast Sun Grant Initiative expects to award $1,050,000.  Full proposals will be be due February 3, 2010.  Proposals are being sought that have an emphasis on northeast region biofuels systems modeling, industrial ecology and environmental impact, and distributed scalable technologies. 

The Sun Grant mission is to focus the intellectual capacity of the region's land grant universities in partnership with the private sector to enhance national energy security. For more information on the program, eligibility and matching requirments, and to review the NE-SGI Roadmap or to view previously selected projects, please go to: