The Department of Commerce (DOC) #NOAA #SBIR (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) invites small businesses to submit research proposals under this NOFO. Firms with the capability to conduct research and development (R&D) in any of the topic areas listed in Section 9 of this announcement and to commercialize the results of that R&D are encouraged to participate. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is not a substitute for existing unsolicited proposal mechanisms. Unsolicited proposals are not accepted under the SBIR program.
Only FY 2019 Phase I applications may be submitted in response to this NOFO. Phase II applications are not being accepted at this time. #NOAA #SBIR will publish a Phase II NOFO approximately 30 days prior to the end of the previous year’s Phase I period of performance to request Phase II applications. That NOFO will provide instructions for Phase I awardees to prepare a Phase II application and the closing date for submission of applications; only the previous year’s Phase I awardees are eligible to submit a Phase II application.
The FY19 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) has been posted to Grants.gov. To view the full announcement, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310297. The deadline for proposals is January 8, 2019.
Questions about the #NOAA #SBIR solicitation? In order to permit timely posted responses, all questions pertaining to subtopics (Section 9) of this NOFO are due no later than December 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern to the NOAA SBIR Program Office, via the email address provided below [firstname.lastname@example.org]. When sending questions, you must include the NOFO Announcement Number in the header “NOAA-OAR-OAR TPO-2019-2005899” as a subject line. Questions sent to any other email address will not be answered. After that date and time, NO ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS SHALL BE ACCEPTED.
Answers will be posted to https://techpartnerships.noaa.gov/SBIR/FY19QA.
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