RFP Summary provided by the agency
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites FY 2019 NIST SBIR Phase I awardees to submit Phase II research applications under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Only FY 2019 NIST SBIR Phase I awardees are eligible to submit applications in response to this NOFO for Phase II of their projects.
In Phase II, work from Phase I that exhibits potential for commercial application is further developed. Phase II is the R&D or prototype development phase. To apply for a Phase II award, each Phase I awardee will be required to submit a comprehensive application outlining the proposed research and a detailed plan to commercialize the final product. Each NIST Phase II award is for up to $400,000 and up to a 24-month period of performance. Up to $50,000 of the award may be proposed for Technical and Business Assistance (TABA); see Section 5.11 for more information about TABA. One year after completing the Phase II R&D activity, the awardee shall be required to report on its commercialization activities.
What is the mission and focus of the program: research, social, economic or others?
How do you submit to this opportunity?
Applications must be submitted via Grants.gov at www.grants.gov, under announcement 2020-NIST-SBIR-02.
Who are the target applicants: cities, universities, companies, small business, nonprofits, or others?
Under this NOFO, only FY 2019 NIST SBIR Phase I awardees are eligible to submit applications.