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DE-FOA-0002012: Network Director for the U.S. Testing Expertise and Access for Marine Energy Research (TEAMER) Program

The purpose of this FOA is to select a Network Director for an effort to support a rolling testing campaign, the TEAMER Program. TEAMER will provide developers access to Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) testing facilities. TEAMER will also lend technical expertise to assist with numerical modeling and data collection. TEAMER will be a collaborative effort including universities as well as already established national laboratories and National Marine Renewable Energy Centers (NMRECs).

Please carefully review the complete FOA, which can be accessed under the "Documents" heading below.

FOA Q&A can also be accessed under the "Documents" heading. Please review the Q&A before submitting a question, as a similar question may already have been answered.

Please note the "Submission Deadlines" below. The EERE Exchange system is designed to enforce hard deadlines for Concept Paper and Full Application submissions. The APPLY and SUBMIT buttons automatically disable at the defined submission deadlines. The intention of this design is to consistently enforce a standard deadline for all applicants. Applicants are encouraged to submit Concept Papers and Full Applications at least 48 hours in advance of the related Submission Deadline. For this FOA, Applicants must submit a Concept Paper by the stated deadline in order to be eligible to submit a Full Application.

Applicants that experience issues with submissions PRIOR to the FOA Deadline:

In the event that an Applicant experiences technical difficulties with a submission, the Applicant should contact the Exchange Helpdesk for assistance at


  • DE-FOA-0002012_TEAMER (Last Updated: 3/22/2019 08:45 AM ET)
  • FOA_Q&A (Last Updated: 3/28/2019 08:18 AM ET)

Required Application Documents

Pursuant to the FOA, Applicants are required to submit the "Required Application Documents" with their Application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

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Full Application

  • Statement of Project Objectives (SOPO) (Last Updated: 3/5/2019 08:35 AM ET)
  • Application for Federal Assistance (Last Updated: 3/5/2019 08:36 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification (Last Updated: 3/5/2019 08:36 AM ET)
  • Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 3/5/2019 08:37 AM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 4/25/2019 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 6/7/2019 5:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 7/9/2019 5:00 PM ET – 7/12/2019 5:00 PM ET