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NIST Issues Funding Opportunity for Small Business Tech R&D Projects

NIST Issues Funding Opportunity for Small Business Tech R&D Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event

research-and-development-RDThe National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to award up to $100,000 in competitive grants under the agency’s Small Business Innovation Research initiative for research and development work on 19 technologies.

The first phase of the SBIR federal funding opportunity is meant to ascertain the technical feasibility of R&D projects, NIST said Wednesday.

Research areas covered by the grant program are advanced sensing manufacturing, throughput biomanufacturing, cryptography and privacy, cyber-physical systems, technology transfer, materials genome, quantum-based sensors and measurements.

Click here to view the list of technologies that NIST seeks for each research category.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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