Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
Principal Department of Education Components Associated with the SBIR
Institute Of Education Sciences FY 2015 SBIR Program Solicitations Are Now Open
The Institute of Education Sciences anticipates that its 2015 SBIR Program Solicitations will be released in late 2014, with a submission deadline in early 2015.
The 2014 IES SBIR program submission deadline was March 24, 2014. The 2014 solicitations are listed below for informational purposes only:
Fiscal Year 2014 "Phase I" Solicitation: Solicitation #ED-IES-14-R-0009, was a request for Phase I proposals for awards up to $150,000 for 6-months for the development of prototypes of education technology products to improve relevant student or teacher outcomes in education and special education settings. To access the Phase I solicitation on the FBO.gov website, see this page.
Fiscal Year 2014 "Fast-Track" Solicitation: Solicitation #ED-IES-14-R-0003, was a request for Fast-Track (Phase I & II) proposals for awards up to $1,050,000 for 30-months for the development of education technology products designed to improve relevant student or teacher outcomes in education and special education settings. To access the Fast-Track solicitation on the FBO.gov website, see this page.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) SBIR Program
SBIR Phase I Program Solicitation Information
All SBIR projects funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) must address the needs of individuals with disabilities and their families (see 29 U.S.C. 762). Activities may include: conducting manufacturing related R&D that develops improvements in existing methods or processes, or wholly new processes, machines, or systems; exploring the uses of technology to ensure equal access to education, employment, community environments, and information for individuals with disabilities; and improving the quality and utility of disability and rehabilitation research.
SBIR Phase 1 Application
|84.133S-1:||Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I|
|Timeline|| Open: 12/16/2013
|Federal Register Notices||The Notice Inviting Applications for this competition was published in the Federal Register.|
|Current application||The most current application information is available from Grants.gov. Alternatively, you can download the application package:
MS WORD (346KB) | PDF (393KB)
|Other Required forms||If you are having trouble finding a required form, you may wish to consult the Department of Education's forms library.|
|Review Process||All applications are subjected to a competitive peer review process that is dictated by federal regulation. More information on the federal regulation that governs the peer review process is available here.|
|Tips and Assistance||To help you understand what you need to do to apply for a grant under this subprogram, consult this short guide.|
|Successful Applications from previous years||Previous applications can be obtained by making a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. To make a FOIA request, you must complete and submit a FOIA request form.|