The Department of Innovation Announces $53 Million for Small Business R&D Grants

The U.S. Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette recently announced that the U.S. Department of Energy will be awarding 256 grants totalling $53 million to 211 small businesses in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Small businesses play a critical role in U.S. innovation and the creation of jobs. The grants will allow small businesses to advance their innovation capabilities.

Brouillette recognized that, “a cornerstone of the American economy, small businesses play a major role in spurring innovation and creating jobs throughout the country. I applaud our department’s SBIR and STTR programs for awarding over 200 small businesses across 35 states and the District of Columbia a total of US$53 million dollars for R&D projects. Now more than ever, we want to lend support to our country’s small businesses to ensure they are thriving again soon”.

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