Institute for Education Sciences, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program: Requests for Proposals

The Institute has released three Fiscal Year 2012 solicitations.

Phase I in Education: Solicitation #ED-IES-12-R-0006 is a request for Phase I proposals for awards up to $150,000 for the research and development of prototypes of education technology products to improve student learning directly or indirectly (e.g., through teacher practices) in authentic education delivery settings (e.g., schools, after-school programs, or distance learning programs), or to facilitate research in the field of education. Note: The Institute is not offering the Fast-Track option through it education track in Fiscal Year 2012. The Institute does anticipate that the Fast-Track option will be offered in Fiscal Year 2013. This solicitation can be found by clicking here. The due date and time for the receipt of proposals is 11 A.M. EST on February 22, 2012.

Phase I in Special Education: Solicitation #ED-IES-12-R-0007 is a request for Phase I proposals for awards up to $150,000 for the research and development of prototypes of technology products used by infants, toddlers, or students with or at risk for disabilities, or teachers (or other instructional personnel, related services providers, or family members) in early interventions or special education. This Phase I solicitation can be found by clicking here. The due date and time for the receipt of proposals is 11 A.M. EST on February 22, 2012.

Fast-Track in Special Education: Solicitation #ED-IES-12-R-0005 is a request for Fast-Track (Phase I & II) proposals for awards up to $1,050,000 for the research and development of technology products used by infants, toddlers, or students with or at risk for disabilities, or teachers (or other instructional personnel, related services providers, or family members) in early interventions or special education. Note: In order to apply for Fast-Track funding in Special Education, applicants must submit both (1) a full SBIR Phase I proposal and (2) a Fast-Track proposal. SBIR Fast-Track proposals that are submitted without a full Phase I proposal will not be evaluated. This Fast-Track solicitation in special education can be found by clicking here. The due date and time for the receipt of proposals is 11 A.M. EST on February 22, 2012.

Source: Institute for Education Sciences, Small Business Innovation Research

Available at: http://ies.ed.gov/ncer/sbir/

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