Office of Research Funding Opportunities through ARPA-E - Office of Research

Funding Opportunities through ARPA-E

The Office of Research will host the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) at UC Davis for an informational seminar. Program Director Dr. David Babson from ARPA-E will provide an agency overview, discuss current needs and outline potential funding opportunities.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

Mathematical Sciences Building Room 1147 (Colloquium Room)

  •    11:00 – 12:00 pm – Program Director Dr. David Babson
  •    12:00 – 12:30 pm – Lunch
  •    12:30 – 3:30 pm – UC Davis PI Lightning Talks

Following the seminar, those who would like more information about ARPA-E are welcome to stay for lunch with Dr. Babson. After lunch, UC Davis PIs will be presenting “Lightning Talks” regarding their research.


Space is limited, register today!



ARPA-E is a Department of Energy agency, modeled after DARPA, seeking to fund high impact opportunities. ARPA-E is specifically identified within UC Davis’ strategic plan To Boldly Go as a potential source to diversify extramural funding.


ARPA-E’s funding interests include:

• Biotechnology

• Efficient Agricultural Production

• Plant, molecular, and cell-free synthetic biology

• Sustainability

• Renewable fuels

• Climate change mitigation

• Carbon management

• Carbon farming

• Negative emission systems engineering


For more information about this opportunity, please contact Derrick Coffin, Executive Director Strategic Initiatives – Office of Research, [email protected].

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