SBIR Program Announcement: 2022 Requests for Proposals Now Open
The Department of Education and IES Small Business Innovation Research program (ED/IES SBIR) has released two the Fiscal Year 2022 solicitations, Phase I and Direct to Phase II.
- Phase I solicitation #91990022R0001 is a request for proposals for $250,000 awards for 8-months for the research and development (R&D) and evaluation of new prototypes of education and special education technology products. IES anticipates up to 14 awards through this solicitation.
- Direct to Phase II solicitation #91990022R0002 is a request for proposals for $1,000,000 for 2 years for R&D and evaluation of new education technology products to existing researcher-developed, evidence-based innovations (products, interventions, practices) for use at scale and to plan for commercialization. IES anticipates up to 3 awards through this solicitation. Direct to Phase II projects are awarded without a prior Phase I award.
- Information on the proposal requirements and the 2022 program priority areas are provided within the solicitations.
Deadline for proposals for both solicitations: February 1, 2022, at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.
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