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Two (2) 2019 Phase I ED/IES SBIR Program Solicitations are NOW OPEN

(1)Standard ED/IES SBIR Solicitation

On January 31, 2019, ED/IES SBIR released its Fiscal Year 2019 Phase I solicitation (# 91990019R0011). ED/IES SBIR is accepting Phase I proposals for awards of up to $200,000 and 8 months for the development of prototypes of education technology products to improve relevant student, teacher, or administrator outcomes in education and special education.

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

The submission deadline for Phase I proposals under this solicitation: March 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

(2) Special Topic ED/IES SBIR Solicitation in Postsecondary Education

In addition to its standard Phase I solicitation, on February 15, 2019, the ED/IES SBIR program released a Special Topic solicitation (#91990019R0016) in Postsecondary Education. ED/IES SBIR is accepting proposals for awards of up to $200,000 and 8 months for the development of a prototype of a tool to measure the return on investment (or "ROI") of different education programs and career pathways. The ROI tool is intended to inform decision-making for of students from traditional and non-traditional backgrounds on education and careers.

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

The submission deadline for Phase I proposals under this solicitation: April 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Please note:
While these solicitations are open, the SBIR Program Manager, Edward Metz, can no longer address questions from potential applicants. Questions may be submitted in writing to the Contracting Specialist listed within the solicitations. Responses will be posted publically as an Amendment on the same FBO.gov page that the solicitation is posted.