Developing and Demonstrating Nanosensor Technology to Detect, Monitor, and Degrade Pollutants Request for Applications (RFA)
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Science Advisor, Policy and Engagement
Office of Research and Development
Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program
DEVELOPING AND DEMONSTRATING NANOSENSOR TECHNOLOGY TO DETECT, MONITOR, AND DEGRADE POLLUTANTS
This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity.
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-G2023-STAR-A1
Assistance Listing Number: 66.509
Solicitation Opening Date: October 19, 2022
Solicitation Closing Date: December 7, 2022: 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time
Environmental pollutants such as pesticides, insecticides, dyes, phenols, endocrine disrupters, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), heavy metals, and nitrogen compounds can have adverse effects on human health even at low concentrations. Efforts are consistently being made to develop reliable and simple sensors to detect pollutants even at low levels. Environmental remediation technologies cover a vast range of applications that require tailored engineering solutions for successful implementation. Technologies applied for the treatment of water, soil, or air involve contaminant degradation or sequestration, and often use related processes such as adsorption or reduction/oxidation (redox) reactions.