Business-to-Business Network Pilots

Quick Facts

Due DateAugust 4, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUn-Known
Category of Funding ActivityScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligible applicants are existing Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers. Applicants are strongly encouraged to form teaming arrangements involving multiple MEP Centers and service providers such that multiple Centers share appropriate infrastructure (hardware, software, expertise, knowledge and/or services as examples) to address scouting needs on a regional level. An eligible organization may work individually or include proposed subawardees and/or contractors or other collaborators in a project proposal, effectively forming a team or consortium.

Program Description

NIST invites proposals from eligible applicants to deploy and maintain one or more Business-to-Business Network (B2B Network) pilot projects. The B2B Network pilots shall have the human and information infrastructure needed to conduct real-time business opportunity scouting, technology scouting, supplier scouting and market scouting including the active content management and human interactions needed to establish and maintain data quality, identify opportunities and make matches on behalf of companies.

General Information

Funding Opportunity Number2014-NIST-MEP-B2BN-01
Funding Opportunity TitleBusiness-to-Business Network Pilots
Opportunity CategoryScience and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 20, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateAugust 4, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateSeptember 3, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUn-Known
CFDA Number
  • 11.611 - Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligible applicants are existing Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers. Applicants are strongly encouraged to form teaming arrangements involving multiple MEP Centers and service providers such that multiple Centers share appropriate infrastructure (hardware, software, expertise, knowledge and/or services as examples) to address scouting needs on a regional level. An eligible organization may work individually or include proposed subawardees and/or contractors or other collaborators in a project proposal, effectively forming a team or consortium.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Program Information Website2014-NIST-MEP-B2BN-01 Full Announcement/FFO document
ContactOffice: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Christopher Hunton
Grants Technical Assistant
Phone 301-975-5718
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