Funds for Biotechnology Development

Jeff Peterson jmp at MAILGATE.NYSERDA.ORG
Mon Jan 12 10:49:55 EST 1998

     The following announcement may interest some list members. (My 
     apologies for the format) There is further information available on 
     our web site: but full instructions must be 
     requested from us as described below.

     Judy Jarnefeld
     Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals
     New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
     286 Washington Ave. Ext.
     Corporate Plaza West
     Albany, NY  12203-6399
     518-862-1090 ext. 3293
     jj1 at

                         BIOTECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
                                             Program Opportunity Notice
                                                       (PON) No. 373-97

                    $125,000 AVAILABLE FOR PROJECTS
               FULL PROPOSALS DUE: MARCH 26, 1998, 3 PM


The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will 
provide up to 50% funding for organizations that develop innovative 
biotechnology products, components, and processes.

NYSERDA will make multiple awards up to a maximum of $50,000 in NYSERDA funds 
per project. Proposers are encouraged to seek additional assistance. For 
example, multiple awards up to $50,000 in additional technical support
are available from Cornell's Center for Advanced Technology in
You are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the requirements of

     Collaborative teams must have at least one significant New York State 
partner, and a significant (greater than 50%) portion of the work must be 
conducted within New York State. 
     All projects must be cost-shared; at least 50% co-funding is required.
     The proposed activities must be innovative.
     The proposed technology must provide measurable economic, energy, and 
environmental benefits.

Prospective proposers are encouraged to fax a short pre-proposal to Judy 
Jarnefeld at (518) 862-1091 by January 28, 1998 to receive feedback on their 
project concepts before full proposals are due. Faxed full proposals will
not be

REQUEST Proposal Instruction Packages from Gina Wilder, gmw at, fax: 
(518) 862-1091, or mail to the address below:

                    Gina Wilder, PON No. 373-97
                    NYS Energy Research and Development Authority
                    Corporate Plaza West
                    286 Washington Avenue Extension
                    Albany, New York 12203-6399

DIRECT technical questions to Judy Jarnefeld at 518-862-1090, ext. 3293, or 
jj1 at

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