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|Jun 30, 2017 RI Science and Technology Advisory Council (RI STAC)||Grants to Defray SBIR/STTR Phase I Application Costs The federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs represent the largest source of early-stage, high-risk technology financing in the United States. Eleven federal agencies participate in this program which provides over $2 billion for early stage research and development projects leading to commercialization of resulting products or services. The programs are designed to benefit entrepreneurs and small businesses -- while increasing the competitiveness of the U.S. economy -- by funding the development of innovative products and services. Agencies award grants to explore the technical merit of an idea or technology in response to a specific agency topical need. The IRISBF provides grants of up to $3,000 to assist small businesses offset the costs associated with preparing a competitive Phase I SBIR/STTR.|
|Jun 30, 2017 RI Science and Technology Advisory Council (RI STAC)||Internship Grants Experiential learning opportunities, including internships, are a key method for students to explore career possibilities, gain hands-on experience and meet people in industry in their field of study. For the company, it is a critical workforce development tool. The Innovate Small Business Rhode Island Fund Internship Grant Program provides grants of up to $3,000 to assist companies in the life sciences and engineering sectors defray the costs of providing internships and mentoring to eligible Rhode Island residents attending a college or university in Rhode Island.|
|EXPIRED RI Science and Technology Advisory Council (RI STAC)||RI Research Alliance 2017 Collaborative Research Grants The Collaborative Research Grant program provides funding to projects that focus on building research capacity across institutions and advancing the competitiveness of RI researchers to secure additional funding. Grants are also awarded to projects that contribute to current or future economic development of the state through technology development and commercialization or contribute to infrastructure development that significantly advances the competitiveness of scientists in Rhode Island to secure additional funding. Projects for the 2017 Call for Proposals are eligible that address research questions related to the pending Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR Track-1 proposal focused on Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, and Modeling.|