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SBA Releases 2015 Regional Innovation Clusters Solicitation

June 11, 2015

Last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a combined synopsis/solicitation with the intention of awarding up to three contracts for entities to head regional innovation cluster initiatives. SBA intends to make three awards including one to an entity that will provide cluster initiative services to a community affected by changes in the coal economy. Each contract awarded will be for a base year (not to exceed $500,000) and four option years. Applications are due August 4, 2015. Read the solicitation (SBAHQ-15-R-0015)…

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