NOAA Pre-Solicitation Announcement

October 8th, 2014 by Rebecca Todd

Research-based small businesses are encouraged to explore the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s pre-solicitation announcement.

NOAA anticipates the Small Business Innovation Research solicitation will be issued on or about Oct. 15. The primary topics for the SBIR solicitation include the following broad research areas:

  • Weather-Ready Nation
  • Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
  • Healthy Oceans
  • Resilient Coastal Communities and Economies
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Data and Observations

NOAA’s full solicitation will be available on its SBIR website and at FedBizOpps.

Questions pertaining to this announcement should be directed to Joan Clarkston, contract specialist, at 816.426.7469 or General questions related to the SBIR program may be directed to the NOAA SBIR Program at 301.713.3565 or

To learn more about NOAA’s SBIR program, check out the ASBTDC archived webinar featuring Program Manager Alan Rhodes.

Arkansas companies that are interested in preparing responsive NOAA SBIR proposal applications are encouraged to contact Rebecca Norman for assistance at 501.683.7700 or