Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Initiative

Quick Facts

Due DateDecember 19, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUp to $ 220,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Program Description

The objective of this solicitation is to select an award recipient to establish an Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI). The IP-IMI will accelerate research, development, and demonstration in the manufacture of integrated photonic components and circuits; to include Institute initiatives in workforce development and technology demonstration. This Institute is envisioned to bring together large and small businesses, academia, and federal and state agencies to accelerate innovation by investing in industrially relevant manufacturing technologies. The IP-IMI will serve as a technical center of excellence, providing the innovation infrastructure to support integrated photonic manufacturing enterprises of all sizes and ensure that the U.S. photonics sector is a key pillar in an enduring and thriving U.S. economy.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberFOA-RQKM-2015-0009
Funding Opportunity TitleIntegrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Initiative
Opportunity CategoryScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateNovember 5, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateDecember 19, 2014 (Friday)
Application Archive DateJanuary 18, 2015 (Sunday)
Total Program Funding$ 110,000,000
Award AmountUp to $ 220,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 12.800 - Air Force Defense Research Sciences Program

Eligible Applicants

  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Defense
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: Air Force -- Research Lab
Mary Ann Sharits
Contracting Officer
Phone 937-713-9898
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