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SBA Announces Third Round of FAST Program

May 08, 2013

The Small Business Administration (SBA) released a new funding announcement for the Federal and State Technology Partnership (FAST) Program — FAST awards are intended to fund projects that provide outreach, financial support and/or technical assistance to technology-based small business concerns participating in, or interested in participating in, the Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) program. Proposed projects may serve a single or multiple states. SBA intends to commit approximately $1.9 million to support up to 20 awards to eligible applications. Only one application with gubernatorial endorsement per state will be accepted. Eligible applicants include public or private entities, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education and individuals. Applications from eligible institutions must be submitted by June 7, 2013. Read the federal announcement...

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