Federal and State Technology Partnership Program


Agency - Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration maintains and strengthens the nation's economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
First Flight Venture Center, Inc. $ 124,946   2020-09-302021-09-29
Minnesota Technology Association $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
University Of Texas At San Antonio, The $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
University Of Nebraska $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
University Of Delaware $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
Wichita State University $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
Innovate Mississippi $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
University System Of New Hampshire $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
Ohio Aerospace Institute $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29
University Of South Carolina $ 125,000   2020-09-302021-09-29



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

1) Technology research and development by small business concerns; 2) Technology transfer from university research to technology-based small business concerns; 3) Technology deployment and diffusion benefiting small business concerns; 4) The technological capabilities of small business concerns through the establishment or operation of consortia comprised of entities, organizations, or individuals including: (i) State and local development agencies and entities;(ii) Representatives of technology-based small business concerns; (iii) Industries and emerging companies; (iv) Universities; and (v) Small business development centers; 5) Outreach, financial support and technical assistance to technology-based small business concerns participating in or interested in participating in an SBIR program, including initiatives: (i) To make grants or loans to companies to pay a portion or all of the cost of developing SBIR proposals; (ii) To establish or operate a mentoring network within the FAST Program to provide business advice and counseling that will assist small business concerns that have been identified by FAST Program participants, program managers of participating SBIR agencies, the Administration, other entities that are knowledgeable about the SBIR and STTR programs as good candidates for the SBIR and STTR Programs, and that would benefit from mentoring, in accordance with section 35 of the Small Business Act (15 USC § 657c); (iii) To create or participate in a training program for individuals providing SBIR outreach and assistance at the state and local levels; and (iv) To encourage the commercialization of technology developed through SBIR program funding.

Not more than one proposal may be submitted for inclusion in the FAST program to provide services in any one State in any one fiscal year, proposals and applications for assistance shall be in such form and subject to such procedures as the Administrator shall establish, awards and cooperative agreements shall be made or entered into, as applicable, on a competitive basis, the awardees have a one year period of performance, there is a matching non-Federal share of the cost of the activity.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Not applicable.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Not applicable.

Credentials/Documentation

Not more than one proposal may be submitted for inclusion in the FAST program to provide services in any one State in any one fiscal year, proposals and applications for assistance shall be in such form and subject to such procedures as the Administrator shall establish, awards and cooperative agreements shall be made or entered into, as applicable, on a competitive basis, the awardees have a one year period of performance, there is a matching non-Federal share of the cost of the activity. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is exclud