The ARPA-E Newsletter: April 1, 2013
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Funding Deadline Extended

ARPA-E has extended the Concept Paper deadline for its two current funding opportunities, REMOTE and METALS, by one week. The deadline is now 5 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 22, 2013.
REMOTE (Reducing Emissions Using Methanotrophic Organisms for Transportation Energy) will develop transformational biological technologies to convert gas to liquids (GTL) for transportation fuels. 

METALS (Modern Electro/Thermochemical Advancements for Light-Metal Systems) will develop innovative technologies for cost-effective processing and recycling of Aluminum, Magnesium and Titanium. METALS will also develop technologies for rapid and efficient light metal sorting to enable domestic recycling. 

For more information on these new funding opportunities, including how to submit a Concept Paper or find teaming partners, please click here.

The deadline to submit a Concept Paper for ARPA-E's RANGE (Robust Affordable Next Generation Energy Storage Systems) program has already passed. The final application deadline is TBD. For more information on RANGE, please click here.   

Virtual Office Hours

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Learn how ARPA-E is changing what's possible in battery management during the first installment of ARPA-E University: Office Hours with AMPED Program Director Dr. Ilan Gur on Wednesday, April 3 from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. EST.

Register here for the live Q&A session. Registration is free and required.
For background on ARPA-E’s AMPED program, check out this video overview and the AMPED community newsletter

Licensing Webinar

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U.S. Department of Energy Technology Transfer Coordinator Dr. Karina Edmonds is the featured speaker for the next ARPA-E University: Technology-to-Market webinar on Wednesday, April 10th from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST.

Dr. Edmonds will review the impact of the America Invents Act on licensing, what to expect in a license agreement and the typical monetary terms of an agreement, and how to meet the licensing needs of start-ups and academics.

Register here for the live webinar. Registration is free and required.