This NOFO provides an opportunity to all NIST SBIR FY 2016 Phase I awardees to submit a Phase II application following completion of Phase I.
In Phase II, work from Phase I that exhibits potential for commercial application is further developed.
Phase II is the R&D or prototype development
To apply for a Phase II award, each Phase I awardee is required to submit a comprehensive application outlining the research.
Each NIST Phase II award is for up to $300,000 and up to a 24-month period of performance.
One year after completing the Phase II R&D activity, the awardee shall be required to report on its commercialization activities.