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APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm PST


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

The program seeks industry partners interested in leveraging HPC resources to make advancements in the following areas:


  • Reductions in CO2 or CO2-equivalent emissions through electrification, improved carbon-capturing processes, and the integration of low-to-zero carbon fuels
  • Improvements in manufacturing processes that result in significant national energy savings and carbon emissions
  • Improvements in the lifecycle energy consumption and carbon emissions reduction of products of interest
  • Efficiency improvements and carbon emissions reduction in energy conversion and storage technologies



  • Advanced Structural Materials for Hydrogen Applications
  • Advanced Structural Materials for Fossil Energy Applications
  • Advanced Functional Materials for Hydrogen Applications

For more information about the Fall 2021 solicitation please view the Solicitation Document.



Informational Webinars


Tuesday, November 30, 2021
8:00 am - 9:00 am PST


Wednesday, December 8, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST


Application Process

Applications to a solicitation go through a two-step review process which entails submission of a concept paper and full proposal. Applications are submitted to the HPC4EI Proposal System.

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Concept papers are reviewed by the HPC4EI Technical Merit Review Committee along with the DOE sponsoring funding offices.

  • Concept paper submissions selected from the concept paper review are invited to submit full proposals.
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Full Proposals are reviewed by the HPC4EI Technical Merit Review Committee and recommendations to fund proposals are presented to the DOE sponsoring funding office.


  • DOE is the final decision maker for funding a proposed project.

For additional information about the application process, email hpc4ei [at]

Solicitation Timeline

Date/Time Event Action
November 17, 2021 Call for proposal

View Solicitation Document
Download DOE CRADA Form

November 30, 2021 8:00 a.m. (PST) Informational Webinar #1 REGISTRATION CLOSED
Download Webinar Presentation
December 8, 2021 11:00 a.m. (PST) Informational Webinar #2 REGISTRATION CLOSED
Download Webinar Presentation
January 7, 2022 5:00 p.m. (PST) Concept Paper Due Download Concept Paper Template
March 2022 Request for Full Proposal  
April 12, 2022 5:00 p.m. (PDT) Full Proposal Due Download Full Proposal Template
June 2022 Finalists Notified  
September 2022 Expected Project Start  


HPC4EI Proposal System

Please apply to this opportunity by using the HPC4EI Proposal System.

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1. Create a User Account

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2. Complete an electronic application

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3. Upload concept paper as a PDF file

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For further assistance contact:


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Michelle Herawi
(925) 423-4964
hpc4ei-submissions [at]