USDA-NIFA (National Institute for Food and Agriculture) currently funds 7 bioenergy Coordinated Agricultural Projects (CAPs) through Agricultural and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Grants.
Explore the NIFA Bioenergy CAPs:
Advanced Hardwood Biofuels Northwest (AHB)
Lead Institute: University of Washington
Feedstock: Purpose grown woody crops (e.g. poplar)
Conversion platform target: Hybrid bio/thermochemical conversion
Industrial Partners: ZeaChem Inc.
Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA)
Lead Institute: Washington State University
Feedstock: Forestry residuals