(As cited from the original website)
: The U. S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) plans to seek proposals from small business firms for participation in Phase I of the Fiscal Year 2012 NOAA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Phase I of the SBIR program implements the Small Business Innovation Research Re-Authorization Act of 2000. Small businesses are invited to submit research proposals in response to the Request for Proposals.
The purpose of Phase I of the SBIR program is for firms to conduct research and development which will allow the Government to determine the scientific or technical merit and feasibility of concepts, ideas and quality of performance as a prerequisite for further Government support which may follow in Phase II of the program. Any organization or individuals receiving awards under Phase I may be eligible to compete for a Phase II award. The following are the NOAA, Research and Development (R&D) topics available for Phase I: Climate Adaption and Mitigation, Weather-Ready Nation, Healthy Oceans, Resilient Coastal Communities and Economies.
The proposal response date is February 1, 2012 at 4:00pm (Central Time).
For more information regarding the solicitation forms for this RFP, please refer to the original website by clicking here.