USDA Opens Request for Applications for SBIR/STTR FY 2024

Brittany HancockUtah Innovation Center

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR) / Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), administered exlusively by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), has released its Request for Application (RFA) for FY 2024.

Important Dates:

  • Open: July 7, 2023
  • Close: Sept. 19, 2023

Program areas include:

  • Plant and animal production and protection
  • Food science and nutrition 
  • Biofuels and biobased product 
  • Small and mid-size farms.
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Rural and community development
  • Aquaculture

The instructions and topics for these opportunities are available on USDA SBIR Funding Opportunities and Request for Applications.

If your Utah small business intends to apply or you have questions about this funding opportunity, please contact the Utah Innovation Center at