Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase II



Funding Opportunity ID:299656
Opportunity Number:USDA-NIFA-SBIR-006428
Opportunity Title:Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase II
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Agriculture
Business and Commerce
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):10.212
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Only previous USDA NIFA SBIR Phase I awardees who have not previously applied for Phase II support are eligible to apply for Phase II support through this FY 2018 RFA. A Phase I project may only apply for a Phase II award once. If a Phase I awardee was unsuccessful in receiving a Phase II award with a previous application, then the awardee is not eligible to resubmit the proposal under this program solicitation.
Agency Code:USDA-NIFA
Agency Name:Department of Agriculture
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Posted Date:Dec 22, 2017
Close Date:Mar 08, 2018
Last Updated Date:Dec 22, 2017
Award Ceiling:$0
Award Floor:$0
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description:All Phase II projects must have previously completed a successful USDA Phase I project before applying for a Phase II grant. Success rates for applicants have been 50-60% for Phase II. Projects dealing with agriculturally-related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all 2018 SBIR topic areas. USDA SBIR’s flexible research areas ensure innovative projects consistent with USDA’s vision of a healthy and productive nation in harmony with the land, air, and water. USDA SBIR has awarded over 2000 research and development projects since 1983, allowing hundreds of small businesses to explore their technological potential and providing an incentive to profit from the commercialization of innovative ideas.

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