National Science Foundation Releases SBIR Phase I Solicitation


Program Announcement
The National Science Foundation has just released its SBIR Phase I solicitation. NSF Phase I awardees will receive a grant of up to $150,000 for a 6-month development/feasibility project. Phase I awardees may then compete for a second grant of up to $750,000 over a 2 year period, with the aim of advancing the technology toward commercial deployment.

The topic areas for the solicitation include:

  • Educational Technologies and Applications (EA)
  • Information and Communication Technologies (IC)
  • Semiconductors (S) and Photonic (PH) Devices and Materials
  • Electronic Hardware, Robotics and Wireless Technologies (EW)
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Nanotechnology (MN)
  • Advanced Materials and Instrumentation (MI)
  • Chemical and Environmental Technologies (CT)
  • Biological Technologies (BT)
  • Smart Health (SH) and Biomedical (BM) Technologies

If you looking to fund the due diligence or validation of an innovative technology, please contact ironSAGE for proposal development assistance and exploration of partnering opportunities. Proposals will be accepted from November 2 to December 2, 2014.

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