Bosch Energy Research Network Grant Program
Grant Program
Application Process 
Applications are invited on transformative energy technology topics, from faculty at the following universities:
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Michigan
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technoloy
  • Stanford University

The application process will have two rounds. The first is a submission of a short white paper that provides a technical explanation of the idea. For submissions that pass the first round, applicants will be asked to submit a full application with a more detailed technical explanation as well as a project plan and budget.

The selection criteria are as follows:

  • Technical merit, including novelty and grounding in clearly described physical principles
  • Impact of the proposed technology on the energy sector, including improving energy efficiency and enabling the use of renewable energy sources.  Proposed technology has to be scalable
  • Team quality, assessed through past demonstration of technical expertise, innovation, and project success

Applications will be reviewed by technical experts at the Bosch Research and Technology Center (RTC) in Palo Alto, CA.  All submissions will be treated as reviewer confidential.

Key Dates:

September 9, 2016 - White Paper Deadine
October 14, 2016
Notification of applicants invited to submit a full application. 
November 18, 2016
Full applications due from those who passed the first round.
December 12, 2016
Notification of award recipients.



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