ANL Pre-Proposal Information & Application

Argonne National Laboratory scientists who seek support for research conducted collaboratively with a laboratory in France and who wish to be considered for seed-funding support* are invited to submit a pre-proposal on or before October 10, 2016. Responses will be given by October 24, 2016, and up to five (5) pre-proposal applicants will be invited to prepare and submit a full FACCTS application on or before December 2, 2016. One ANL project will be selected to receive funding through the LDRD Program.

While projects in all areas will be considered, applications are particularly encouraged in areas that align with ANL’s major initiatives, which include:

  • Applied Energy and Sustainable Transportation
  • Biology and Environmental Science Capability Development
  • Hard X-ray Sciences
  • Materials and Molecules Manufacturing
  • National and Global Security
  • Next Generation Computing
  • Nuclear Energy Science and Technology
  • Universe as the Lab (ULab)

*Funding is limited to $20,000/year up to two years.

Please contact Dan Bertsche (, 773-702-3662) with any questions.