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Biomass Research and Development Initiative

The initiative provides funding to projects that focus on research and development of biofuels, bioenergy, and biomass-based products.

Terms & Qualifications:

  • Grants fund projects focusing on research and development of biofuels, bioenergy, biomass-based products and related processes under Section 9008 of the Biomass Research and Development Initiative.
  • Potential projects include:
    • feedstock production for biobased¬† fuels and products
    • converting cellulosic biomass into biobased fuels
    • technologies for co-producing biobased products in biofuel production facilities
    • strategic guidance for improving overall sustainability and environmental quality of biomass technologies.


Program Administrator:
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Biomass Research and Development (BR&D), US Department of Energy (DOE)


See program website for expiration dates.

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