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USDA SBIR Program Supports Small Businesses – CTC Quick Chat

USDA, Communicating with the Federal Government, SBIR Writing Tips and Strategies, SBIR Agencies, Federal Grants and Contracts, Communication Tactics for Innovators

The USDA SBIR program offers competitively awarded grants to qualified small businesses to support high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits.

Learn about the USDA SBIR program from Melinda Coffman, USDA SBIR Program Specialist. Melinda covered the basic information of the program including the funding rates for Phase I and II, a description of USDA’s 10 topic areas, the application submission and peer review processes, and the solicitation timeline.

After Melinda’s presentation there will be a question and answer session with two Wisconsin USDA SBIR awardees.

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