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Small Business Innovation Research

ED/IES SBIR FISCAL YEAR 2018 PROGRAM SOLICITATION IS NOW OPEN

Through its annual competition, the Small Business Innovation Research program at the Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences provides funding to firms and partners for the research and development, and evaluation of commercially viable education technology products.

On December 11, 2017, the program released its Fiscal Year 2018 "Phase I" solicitation: Solicitation # 91990018R0006 is a request for Phase I proposals for awards up to $200,000 for 8-months for the development of prototypes of education technology products to improve relevant student, teacher, or administrator outcomes in education and special education settings.

To access the Phase I solicitation on the FBO.gov website, click here.

The original submission deadline for all Phase I proposals was January 25, 2018, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Due to the government shutdown from January 20 to January 22, the new submission deadline is February 12, 2018, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard time.

For more information about the Institute's SBIR program, visit the program website.