On September 28, 2023, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Phase I Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. NOAA Phase I SBIR awards provide up to $175,000 to fund a six month period of performance for conducting feasibility and proof of concept research. The tentative award start date for the FY24 competition is June 1, 2024.
In this episode of the “FedTech Innovator” podcast, host Ben Solomon sits down with Genevieve Lind, PhD, from the NOAA’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to discuss NOAA’s approach to the SBIR proposal, the administration’s vast mission space, and her path from neuroscience to leading NOAA SBIR.
The 2024 edition recognizes NOAA and industry partners for the highest wind speed recorded by an uncrewed surface vehicle and for endurance inside a tropical storm.
The agreement focuses on informing development of an environmental monitoring program for the offshore wind project off the shores of New York and New Jersey.
The National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) and Sofar Ocean have signed an agreement to explore potential benefits of co-use of technologies and methodologies by exchanging technical knowledge.