Currently Closed – 2017 South Carolina Phase-0 Program Solicitation

Deadline March 31, 2017

The SC EPSCoR/IDeA Program announces the continuation of the Phase-0 program to provide seed grants to small businesses seeking Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) support.

The South Carolina Science and Technology Task Force cited four general areas for advancement of South Carolina’s economy into more technology-driven areas: promotion of research and development, growth of the health, science and technology workforce, enhancement of education and outreach, and stimulation of economic development. South Carolina has excelled in the development of new products and processes to maintain and advance the state’s global competitiveness in:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials
  • Digital Technologies
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

SC EPSCoR/IDeA Office will accept Phase-0 proposals related to these four industries between Tuesday, January 24 through Friday, March 31, 2017. Future funding cycles will be announced at a later date.