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Federal Agency SBIR/STTR Updates & Schedules

Department of Defense:—SBIR/STTRDOD 2024.2 SBIR and 2024.B STTR Pre-Solicitation opened April 17, Opened on May 15, and closes on June 12, 2024. 110 SBIR Topics and 46 STTR topics!–Off Cycle Topics OPEN: 40 off cycle topics listed HERE  Navy:–SBIR Open Topics to be Released June 13, 2024, opens Aug. 1, Closes. Sept. 4 at Noon. Details HERE–Open Topic “Ask […]


About the series Heard about NSF Growing Access for Nationally Transformative Equity and Diversity (GRANTED) Initiative and want to learn more? Thinking of submitting a proposal to Program Description (NSF 23-221Y) or Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 23-152)? Then we invite you to GRANTED office hours, held every Wednesday from 3-4PM EDT to meet with the GRANTED team […]

CHIPS for America program NOFO

The CHIPS for America program: today, issued a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) seeking proposals from eligible applicants for activities to establish and operate a CHIPS Manufacturing USA institute focused on digital twins for the semiconductor industry. You can read more in our press release here.  The CHIPS for America Program anticipates up to approximately $285 million for […]


Democratizing the future of AI R&D: NSF to launch National AI Research Resource pilot The NAIRR was envisioned (in a Task Force led by the Office of Science & Technology Policy and NSF) as a widely accessible AI research cyberinfrastructure that brings together computational resources, data, testbeds, algorithms, software, services, networks, and expertise. Such a resource would […]

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