Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs Phase I

Active
No
Status
Closed
Release Date
July 7th, 2023
Open Date
July 7th, 2023
Due Date(s)
September 19th, 2023
Close Date
September 19th, 2023
Topic No.
8.4

Topic

Conservation of Natural Resources

Agency

Department of AgricultureNational Institute of Food and Agriculture

Program

Type: BOTHPhase: Phase IYear: 2024

Summary

The Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking proposals for the Conservation of Natural Resources topic in their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs Phase I. The goal of this topic is to develop innovative technologies that conserve, monitor, improve, and protect the quality and quantity of natural resources while sustaining optimal farm and forest productivity and profitability. The focus is on improving soil health, reducing soil erosion, improving water and air quality, enhancing nutrient management, and conserving and using water more effectively. The project duration is not specified, and the funding specifics can be found on the solicitation agency's website. The application due date is September 19, 2023.

Description

The Conservation of Natural Resources topic area aims to develop innovative technologies that are developed with the purpose to conserve, monitor, improve and/or protect the quality and/or quantity of natural resources while sustaining optimal farm and forest productivity and profitability. We encourage new technologies and innovations that will help improve soil health, reduce soil erosion, improve water and air quality, improve nutrient management and conserve and use water more effectively.