High Performance Computing
for Energy Innovation

In partnership with industry, leveraging world-class computational resources
to advance the national energy agenda.


Fall 2021 solicitation will focus
on topic areas associated with the
HPC4Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) and
HPC4Materials (HPC4Mtls) Programs.


Fall 2021 Solicitation

up to $3 million in funding  


Announcement: EERE HPC4Mfg Internship Program

Internship Program

Summer 2022

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Project Statistics to Date

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Participating Labs

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Projects Awarded

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$39.3 million

Funds Invested

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650 million

Computer Core Hours

How the HPC4EI Program Works


HPC4EI - Program Basics and Cost Sharing

Program Basics and Cost Sharing

The program pays labs up to $300K for industry access to
HPC resources and expertise; industry pays at least 20%
of project costs (cash or in-kind).

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HPC4EI - Concept Submissions

Concept Submissions

During a semiannual solicitation process, companies may
submit two-page concept papers describing ideas for projects
of up to one year duration.

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HPC4EI - Lab Principal Investigator

Lab Principal Investigator

If a concept is accepted, a DOE National Laboratory principal investigator is assigned to help the company develop a full proposal.

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HPC4EI - Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria

• Advances the State of the Art in the Industrial Sector
• Technical Feasibility
• Relevance to HPC
• Impact, including Life-cycle Energy Impact

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HPC4EI - Signed Agreement

Signed Agreement

Following proposal approval, partnering DOE National Laboratory provides the company with a Short Form Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to initiate the project.

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Open Call: Fall 2021 Solicitation
Application Deadline: Friday, January 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm PST

About HPC4EI

The High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) is the umbrella initiative for the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) Program and High Performance Computing for Materials (HPC4Mtls) Program.

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Through support from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and the Office of Fossil Energy the selected industry partners are granted access to high performance computing (HPC) facilities and world-class scientists at Department of Energy’s National Laboratories. Through the initiative, our Nation’s world-class supercomputers are helping manufacturers achieve significant energy and cost savings, improve product performance, expand their markets, and grow the economy.

Success Stories

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Next Generation Additive Manufacturing

Livermore Lab is working with Seurat Technologies to model a faster laser powder bed manufacturing process and bring it to market.



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Improved Aluminum Ingot Casting

Livermore Lab is working with Arconic to model aluminum ingot casting and reduce cracking that leads to product rejection.



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More Success Stories

Check out how the HPC4Mfg Program is contributing to a broad national impact by increasing energy efficiency and advancing energy technologies.



DOE Sponsors

High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) is sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Offices:

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