Small Business Innovation Research Program, Phase I
The U.S. Department of Education invites small business firms to submit Phase I research proposals under this program solicitation titled Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR). A small business is one that, at the time of award, (1) is independently owned and operated, is not dominant in the field of operation in which it is proposing, and has its principal place of business located in the United States; (2) is at least 51 percent owned by a United States citizen or lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, (3) has, including its affiliates, a number or employees not exceeding 500, and meets the other regulatory requirements found in 13 CFR part 121. The SBIR Program enables small businesses to perform research and development through a three-phase process.
RFP 97-025 will be issued on or about January 13, 1997. It is anticipated that the closing date for receipt will be on March 17, 1997. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of this request or cannot download the electronic version, please call the RFP Request Line on (202) 708-6498. Please note that the electronic RFP is an exact duplicate of the hardcopy.
Questions about technical aspects of the ED SBIR Program can be submitted to Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Attention: Lee Eiden, SBIR Coordinator, U.S. Department of Education, MS 5530, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20208 or by telephone on (202) 219-2004. Questions pertaining to administrative processing of the solicitation can be directed to Jennifer Feld on (202) 708-7405.
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sbir-fnl.rfp (104K) RFP for Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR), Phase I (WP6.1).