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NOAA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I 2012

Solicitation Number: NOAA2012-1
Agency: Department of Commerce
Office: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Location: Eastern Region Acquisition Division-KC
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The U. S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) plans to seek proposals from small business firms for participation in Phase I of the Fiscal Year 2012 NOAA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Phase I of the SBIR program implements the Small Business Innovation Research Re-Authorization Act of 2000. Small businesses are invited to submit research proposals in response to the Request for Proposals.

The purpose of Phase I of the SBIR program is for firms to conduct research and development which will allow the Government to determine the scientific or technical merit and feasibility of concepts, ideas and quality of performance as a prerequisite for further Government support which may follow in Phase II of the program. Any organization or individuals receiving awards under Phase I may be eligible to compete for a Phase II award. The following are the NOAA, Research and Development (R&D) topics available for Phase I: Climate Adaption and Mitigation, Weather-Ready Nation, Healthy Oceans, Resilient Coastal Communities and Economies.

The SBIR solicitation will be issued on or about November 16, 2011. The NAICS Code for this acquisition is 541712. The SBIR solicitation will be available at the Federal Business Opportunities website Please do not submit questions at this time. After release of the solicitation, it will be the offeror's responsibility to monitor this site for any amendments to the solicitation. The Government anticipates making multiple Phase I awards, each with a period of performance of six (6) months and a ceiling price not to exceed $95,000.00.

The Eastern Acquisition Division (EAD) requires that all contractors doing business with this Acquisition Office must be registered with the Central Contractor Registry (CCR). NO award can be made unless the vender is registered in CCR. For additional information and to register in CCR please access the following web site: . In order to register with the CCR and to be eligible to receive an award from this acquisition office, all bidders must have a Dun & Bradstreet Number. A Dun & Bradstreet number may be acquired free of charge by contacting Dun & Bradstreet on-line at General SBIR - related inquiries may be directed to the NOAA SBIR Program Manager, Kelly Wright at (301) 713-3565 x 292 or Additional questions should be directed to Joan Clarkston, Contract Specialist at (816) 426-7469, fax at (816) 274-6966, or email When contacting individuals regarding this announcement, please reference in the title Solicitation Number NOAA2012-1.
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Solicitation 1

Posted Date:
November 16, 2011
Description: NOAA 2012-1 SBIR Phase I Solicitation
Description: Fill-in Forms for 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3 for used in preparing Proposal Packages
601 East 12th Street, Room 1756
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
United States
Joan Clarkston
Phone: 816-426-7469
Fax: 816-274-6980