See the 2013 USDA SBIR request for applications (RFA) by clicking the RFA link on the table below.
Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for Phase I and up to $450,000 for Phase II.
Success rates for applicants have been about 11% for Phase I and 50-60% for Phase II.
with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all 2013 SBIR topic areas.
USDA SBIR's flexible research areas ensure innovative projects consistent with USDA's vision of a healthy and productive nation in harmony with the land, air, and water.
USDA SBIR has awarded over 2000 research and development projects since 1983, allowing hundreds of small businesses to explore their technological potential, and providing an incentive to profit from the commercialization of innovative ideas.
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