Seed Grants for Energy Research
Seed funding is available to support faculty research at Carnegie Mellon University in areas such as energy sources, production, efficiency, environmental impact of energy, including shale gas; policy and economic issues.
Read below about our annual funding that has resulted in more than $16.5M in external funding from various agencies, corporations and nonprofit.
2020 Seed Grant Awardee Highlight
In 2016, a fourth round of grants resulted in $460,420 of funding for nine projects.
In 2015, a third round of grants resulted in over $500,000 of funding, including $181K from the EQT Foundation, for eight projects (out of 35 submissions).
In 2014, a second round of grants resulted in seven projects from 34 proposals.
In 2013, a first round of grants resulted in seven projects being funded from 26 proposals.