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USDA, NSF partner to support innovation in food, agricultural S&T

August 10, 2017

In partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the Innovations in Food and Agricultural Science and Technology (I-FAST) prize competition. I-FAST prizes will provide entrepreneurship training to National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supported academic research with the goal of facilitating the technology transfer of valuable food and agricultural related product opportunities. NIFA will commit $400,000 to support up to eight prizes. I-FAST pre-applications are due September 8, 2017.

Learn more at SSTI’s 2017 Annual Conference

During this year’s conference, you will have multiple opportunities to learn more about the federal research agenda as well as how to partner with federal agencies. In addition to USDA, we will be joined by speakers from Commerce, DoD, NIH, NIST, NSF, and many others.


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