USDA\'s Small Business Innovation Research


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research welcomes science-based small business firms to submit research applications.

The research will focus on the development of new technologies and innovative applications of new or existing technologies that tackle problems and opportunities affecting people and institutions in rural America. This funding opportunity is sponsored by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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