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Institutional partnerships

  1. Centers for Research Excellence Science and Technology and Underrepresented Groups (Phase IIA)
    • Funding to foster partnerships between small business and minority-serving institutions that have a funded Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) or Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) awards.
    • Max funding: 20% of the Phase II award amount for no more than one year
    • Suggested deadline: At least 90 days prior to Phase II award expiration
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    • Proposal / Budget submission instructions
  2. Community Colleges (Phase IICC)
  3. Engineering Research Center Collaboration Opportunity (SECO)
    • Collaborative research opportunity to provide a beneficial research and commercialization platform between SBIR/STTR companies with Engineering Research Center (ERC) faculty, researchers, and graduate students.
    • Max funding: 20% of the Phase II award amount for no more than one year
    • More information
    • Proposal / Budget submission instructions