The REMADE Institute has funded $98 million worth of projects in the past five years. | NicoElNino/Shutterstock

A federally funded institute is offering up another $10 million in public funds to support recycling, reuse and remanufacturing R&D projects, including projects focused on recovering valuable metals from e-scrap.

The REMADE Institute is seeking applications for its next round of funding, which will entail providing $10 million in federal money and $10 million in matching funds from partners in the selected projects.

Founded in 2017, REMADE is a public-private partnership funded by the U.S. Department of Energy with an initial investment of $140 million. REMADE stands for “Reducing EMbodied Energy And Decreasing Emissions.” 

This is the organization’s sixth request for proposals. According to a press release, the RFP is guided by REMADE’s new 2023 Technology Roadmap

REMADE has been funding projects for five years. The following are details on REMADE’s previous funding rounds: 

All told, the REMADE Institute, which is based at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York state, has supported projects valued at a total of $98 million over the years. Those projects have focused on technologies for recycling electronics, plastic, paper and other materials. 

A version of this story appeared in Resource Recycling on Feb. 27.

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