FR Doc 05-11100
[Federal Register: June 3, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 106)]
[Page 32595]
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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS); 
Notice Reopening the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program 
Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.133S-1.

SUMMARY: On March 10, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 
11954) a notice inviting applications for the SBIR program's FY 2005 
competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition 
established a May 9, 2005 deadline date for eligible applicants to 
apply for funding under this program.
    In order to afford as many eligible applicants as possible an 
opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the 
SBIR Phase I program FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline 
date for the competition is June 10, 2005.

DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: June 10, 2005.

    Note: Applications for grants under the SBIR Phase I program may 
be submitted either electronically using the site by 4:30 
p.m., Washington, DC time or in paper format. Through the 
site, you will be able to register, download a copy of the 
application package, complete it offline, and then upload and submit 
your application. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant 
application to us. For information about how to submit your 
application electronically or in paper format, please refer to 
Section IV. 7. Other Submission Requirements in the March 10, 2005 
notice (70 FR 11956).

    The deadline for the exception to the electronic submission 
requirement no longer applies.

    Note: registration is a one-time process that takes 
several days to complete. You cannot submit an application until all 
of the Get Started steps are complete. For detailed information on 
the Get Started Steps, please go to:

Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 6035, Potomac Center Plaza, 
Washington, DC 20202-2700. Telephone: (202) 245-7303 or by e-mail:
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any eligible applicant may apply for funding 
under this program by the deadline date in this notice. Eligible 
applicants that submitted their applications in a timely manner for the 
SBIR program FY 2005 competition's original deadline date of 4:30 p.m. 
Washington, DC time on May 9, 2005, are not required to re-submit their 
applications or re-apply in order to be considered for FY 2005 awards 
under this program. We encourage eligible applicants to submit their 
applications as soon as possible to avoid any problems with filing 
electronic applications on the last day. For technical support and 
assistance on using or for any technical problems you may 
experience contact the Customer Service Desk at 1-800-518-
4726. The deadline for submission for applications will not be extended 
any further.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site:

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the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at:

    Dated: May 27, 2005.
John H. Hager,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. 05-11100 Filed 6-2-05; 8:45 am]