The STTR research topic for this solicitation is Accelerating Sustainability using Enabling Technologies (ASET).
A webinar will be held within 6 weeks of the release date of this solicitation to answer any questions about the solicitation.
For an STTR Phase I Proposal, a minimum of 40% of the research, as measured by the budget, must be performed by the small business concern and a minimum of 30% of the research, as measured by the budget, must be performed by the collaborating research institution. Proposals from joint ventures and partnerships are permitted, provided the entity created qualifies as a small business in accordance with this solicitation.
The Small Business Technology Transfer program stimulates technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns in meeting Federal research and development needs, increasing the commercial application of federally supported research results, and fostering and encouraging participation by socially and economically disadvantaged and women-owned small businesses.For more information, visit: http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503661.