USDA Small Business Innovation Research


Support Agency:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Program Contact:

USDA Small Business Innovation Research Program

800 9th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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Dates Link:

Deadlines: October and February


To stimulate technological innovation in the private sector, strengthen the role of small businesses in meeting Federal research and development needs, increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from USDA-supported research and development efforts, and foster and encourage participation, by women-owned and socially disadvantaged small business firms in technological innovation.

Support Type:

Funding Assistance

Available Funding:

SBIR Phase I grants: up to $100,000; SBIR Phase II grants: up to $600,000

Restoration Activity:

The selected areas for research are Forests and Related Resources; Plant Production and Protection-Biology; Animal Production and Protection; Soil and Water Resources; Food Science and Nutrition; Rural and Community Development; Aquaculture; Industrial Applications; Marketing and Trade; Wildlife; Animal Manure Management, Small and Mid-size Farms, Plant Production and Protection-Engineering


Qualified small businesses

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