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Funding

Small Business Innovation Research: Biofuels and Biobased Products

This is one of 10 topic areas in the USDA SBIR program. The objective of this topic area is to promote the use of biofuels and non-food biobased products by developing new or improved technologies that will lead to increased production of industrial products from agricultural materials. This research will lead to new opportunities to diversify agriculture and enhance agricultures role as a reliable supplier of raw materials to industry. This topic area supports the NIFA Sustainable Bioenergy Societal Challenge Area and the Climate Change Societal Challenge Area.

Special Notation

More SBIR information.

Who Is Eligible to Apply

  • Small Business
  • More Information on Eligibility

    Small businesses and small proprietorships that are in business for profit are eligible to submit applications to this program. Each organization submitting a proposal must qualify as a small business concern for research or research and development purposes.

    Request for Application (RFA) | Apply: Electronic | Abstracts of Funded Projects

    Solicitation Date (Opening) June 19, 2013
    Letter of Intent Due Date None
    Due Date (Closing)
    Phase I
    September 26, 2013
    Estimated Total Program Funding $18,300,000.00
    Range of Awards $70,000.00 to $100,000.00
    Percent of Applications Funded Last Fiscal Year 14%
    Cost Sharing Requirements None
    For More Information Contact William Goldner
    Funding Opportunity Number USDA-NIFA-SBIR-004332
    CFDA Number 10.212 Small Business Innovation Research
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