Friday, the USDA released their 2009 SBIR solicitation. SBIR Phase I grants are limited to $80,000 and duration of 8 months.
Proposals must address one of the 13 topic areas:
8.1 Forests and Related Resources
8.2 Plant Production and Protection – Biology
8.3 Animal Production and Protection
8.4 Air, Water and Soils
8.5 Food Science and Nutrition
8.6 Rural Development
8.8 Biofuels and Biobased Products
8.9 Marketing and Trade
8.11 Animal Manure Management
8.12 Small and Mid-Size Farms
8.13 Plant Production and Protection – Engineering
Closing date will be September 4th, 2008
See USDA SBIR solicitation for more information on the proposals and more detailed descriptions of the topics.
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