U.S. Department of Energy Awards $56 Million in Nuclear Energy Projects at U.S. Universities and National Laboratories

June 15, 2023

​DOE today announced more than $56 million in funding for 68 nuclear energy projects and student innovation awards across the country. The awards will accelerate research and development (R&D) at 35 U.S. universities and one national laboratory. 

These awards provide $47.2 million to support R&D activities, $6.3 million to provide access to world-class research facilities, $3.1 million to support research activities for distinguished early career faculty, and $43 thousand for the innovative nuclear energy research student competition.   

A full press release can be found here.

To learn more about these awards visit:
FY 2023 Nuclear Energy University Program R&D Awards
FY 2023 Integrated Research Projects Awards
FY 2023 Nuclear Science User Facilities Awards
FY 2023 Distinguished Early Career Program Awards          
FY 2023 Innovations in Nuclear Energy R&D Student Competition