Tag Archives: Small Business Innovation Research

NASA Awards $104M to Small Businesses Under SBIR Program Phase II Funding to Develop Technologies; Jim Reuter, Jenn Gustetic Quoted

NASA has announced that the agency has selected 139 proposals for Phase II follow-on awards through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to provide approximately $104 million to 124 small businesses located across 31 states, NASA reported on Wednesday

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Julie Dunne Offers Updates on GSA’s E-Commerce Initiative, Alliant 2 Small Business Contract

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Julie Dunne, commissioner of the General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service, said FAS is now moving forward with the e-commerce marketplace initiative after delaying the program during the first few weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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DOE Allots $111M for Phase II of FY 2020 Small Business Programs

The Department of Energy is investing about $111M in fiscal year 2020 phase II projects under small business innovation research and technology transfer programs. The new funding opportunity announcement supports projects across multiple DOE offices such as those focused on cybersecurity, electricity, nuclear energy and environmental management, the department said Tuesday.

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DOE Allots $97M for Phase II Small Business Projects

Department of Energy is investing $97 million in 86 grants for research and development projects under small business award programs. DOE said Monday that its new grants support the second phase of the department's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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DHS Unveils SBIR Topics for Fiscal 2020

The Department of Homeland Security has released 11 topics for this fiscal year's wave of small business innovation research projects. DHS said Thursday it released a pre-solicitation with nine topics from the department's Science and Technology Directorate and two others in support of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office.

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DHS to Visit Florida, Puerto Rico for SBIR Road Tour

The Department of Homeland Security will launch a road tour for its Small Business Innovation Research in Puerto Rico and Florida. The tour will allow Florida- and Puerto Rico-based small businesses to seek opportunities under DHS' SBIR program, the department said Thursday.

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Navy Develops Cloud Environment for Big Data Computing

The Office of Naval Research is working to develop a cloud platform that would address computing challenges that come the increase of data sources. ONR partnered with the U.S. Navy's small business innovation research program to create Cloud-to-Edge, a cloud computing environment designed to facilitate big data processing for warfighters, the service branch said Tuesday.

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DHS S&T, First Responder Resource Group Discuss Public Safety Initiatives in Annual Meeting

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology directorate met with the First Responder Resource Group to discuss public safety gaps, priorities and potential projects. FRRG reviewed initiatives under the directorate's Silicon Valley Innovation Program, Small Business Innovation Research effort and Next Generation First Responder Apex Program, DHS said Tuesday.

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