Georgia SBIR Workshop

    Georgia SBIR Workshop

    Join us Tuesday, June 19, 2018, from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM for a free workshop on developing proposals for the Small Business Innovation Research grants program!

    The Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Regional Rural Development Centers and USDA-NIFA, will be hosting a workshop to introduce exciting opportunities with the USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. These SBIR Grants offer you the opportunity to receive funding to fully research and explore your new technology or product idea.

    The USDA SBIR program offers competitively awarded grants up to $100,000 to qualified small businesses to support the growth of research and ideas into products and services that could lead to significant public benefit in agriculture and community development.

    Whether you’re an established business, aspiring innovator, or even if you’ve applied for SBIR grant funding in the past, this workshop can help you get set-up for success.

    Come, learn, grow, and gain a better understanding of the program, the chance to meet with experts and secure a personal proposal consultant, on-site access to laptops to set-up all required registration information, including a DUNS number. The Fort Valley State University Cooperative Extension and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will support you throughout the process – from the very first step, through your final submission.

    Registration is required by Friday, June 15th to attend this free workshop. Register at

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    9:30 am - 2:30 pm (refreshments will be provided)
    Fort Valley State University
    Family & Child Development Center
    1193 Carver Dr.
    Fort Valley, GA 31030

    Click here for the workshop flyer.

    SBIR Proposals will be accepted from the following topic areas:

    • Forests and Related Resources
    • Plant Production and Protection - Biology
    • Animal Production and Protection
    • Air, Water and Soils
    • Food Science and Nutrition
    • Rural Development
    • Aquaculture
    • Biofuels and Biobased Products
    • Small and Mid-Size Farms
    • Plant Production and Protection - Engineering 
    Published on: Jun 05, 2018

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