Exploratory Topics SBIR/STTR: Plant HYperaccumulators TO MIne Nickel-Enriched Soils (PHYTOMINES)

Active
No
Status
Open
Release Date
March 21st, 2024
Open Date
March 21st, 2024
Due Date(s)
May 7th, 2024
Close Date
May 7th, 2024
Topic No.
1

Topic

Topic L: Plant HYperaccumulators TO MIne Nickel-Enriched Soils (PHYTOMINES)

Agency

Department of EnergyARPA-E

Program

Type: BOTHPhase: BOTHYear: 2024

Summary

The Department of Energy's ARPA-E branch is seeking proposals for the topic "Plant HYperaccumulators TO MIne Nickel-Enriched Soils (PHYTOMINES)" as part of their Exploratory Topics SBIR/STTR program. This topic focuses on the development of plant hyperaccumulators that can extract nickel from soil. The technology aims to have applications in mining and environmental remediation by providing a more sustainable and cost-effective method for extracting nickel. The solicitation is open until May 7, 2024, and interested parties can find more information and submit proposals through the provided links.