Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
ED/IES SBIR FISCAL YEAR 2016 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 7, 2015, ED/IES SBIR released its Fiscal Year 2016 solicitation:
Fiscal Year 2016 "Phase I" Solicitation: Solicitation #ED-IES-16-R-0003, is a request for Phase I proposals for awards up to $150,000 for 6-months. These proposals are 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 to the Phase I solicitation on the FBO.gov website, click here.
Please note: ED/IES SBIR is not offering a Fast-Track (Phase I & II) program solicitation in FY 2016.
The submission deadline for all Phase I proposals is January 21, 2016, at 2 P.M. Eastern Standard Time.