Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement
Research Grants for US Small Businesses Related to Agriculture
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking grant funding applications to "... support high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits ... Projects dealing with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all SBIR topic areas [which include] Forests and Related Resources; Plant Production and Protection - Biology; Animal Production and Protection; Air, Water and Soils; Food Science and Nutrition; Rural Development; Aquaculture; Biofuels and Biobased Products; Small and Mid-Size Farms; Plant Production and Protection - Engineering ..."
The title of the July 23, 2018 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement is "Small Business Innovation Research Program - Phase I"
July 23, 2018 USDA NIFA Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement Number USDA-NIFA-SBIR-006365
Applications Due By: October 25, 2018
The July 23, 2018 USDA NIFA Grant Funding Opportunity Announcement is posted at http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/small-business-innovation-research-program-phase-i
The Full Funding Opportunity Announcement is available at http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=295181
* Specifically at http://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY2019-Small-BusinessInnovation-Research-PhaseI.pdf
Additional information about the USDA Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) is available at http://nifa.usda.gov/program/small-business-innovation-research-program-sbir
Questions related to the various topic areas of the grant program may be directed to the appropriate SBIR National Program Leader listed on page 56 of the Request for Application posted at http://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY2019-Small-BusinessInnovation-Research-PhaseI.pdf