Tag Archives: Economic Development Administration.

Commerce Dept Unveils Funding Opportunity for Entrepreneurship Support Programs

Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce (DOC) has introduced a $25 million grant competition that seeks to help entrepreneurs mitigate economic, health and safety risks brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The department said Wednesday that it will award grants to entrepreneurship support programs that will assist various regions and communities in the U.S.

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DoC Invests $2.3 Million to Support Business Development; Wilbur Ross, Morgan Griffith Quoted

The Department of Commerce’s (DoC) Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $2.3 million grant to the Economic Development Authority to construct the Floyd, VA Growth Center Building, secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced on Tuesday. 

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FirstNet, EDA, NIST Launch Disaster Response Competition

Three agencies within the Department of Commerce have commenced a contest on disaster response and public safety technologies. The First Responder Network Authority said Thursday it joined the Economic Development Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to launch the Accelerate R2 Network Challenge.

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Commerce Department Awards $15M in Product Commercialization Support Funds; Penny Pritzker Comments

The Commerce Department has awarded close to $15 million to nonprofit organizations, higher education institutions and entrepreneurship-focused groups in support of efforts to turn their proof-of-concept ideas into commercial products. A total of 35 organizations will also receive seed capital funds through the Economic Development Administration’s Regional Innovation Strategies program and …

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Commerce Dept Awards Grants to 24 Universities Via Economic Devt Program Competition; Penny Pritzker Comments

The Commerce Department has awarded $2.5 million in total grants to 24 universities and colleges as winners of a competition that seeks to build up regional economies and promote innovation. The department awarded the grants as part of the Economic Development Administration’s 2016 University Center Economic Development Program Competition, the …

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Win $1 Million With Innovative Ideas

Brilliant minds can now team up to compete in the i6 Challenge to win million-dollar prizes awarded by the Department of Commerce’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Administration. In partnership with the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, EDA will award up to $1 …

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