Release of The California Air Resources Board(CARB) Research Solicitation - April 8, 2021


The California Air Resources Board (CARB or Board) has released its fiscal year 2021-22 research solicitation. The projects included in the solicitation support CARB’s regulatory priorities related to health, environmental justice, economics, air pollution, and climate change. A research budget of $4.2 million is anticipated to fund eight new projects and three white papers. The selection of these projects was guided by the Triennial Strategic Research Plan for funding years 2021-2024.


CARB will host two solicitation workshops at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on April 8, 2021. At these workshops, staff will provide an overview of the solicitation requirements, project details, use of the Empower Innovation website, and be available to answer questions. Detailed information on the solicitation requirements, projects, and workshops can be found on the solicitation landing page.

Important Dates

  • April 8, 2021 - Solicitation workshops

Click Here to Register for the 10AM Solicitation Workshop

Click Here to Register for the 4PM Solicitation Workshop


  • May 7, 2021 - Pre-proposals must be submitted by email to before 5 pm 

  • May 28, 2021 - Winning applicants will be notified  

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