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SBIR/STTR - Ask the Expert: USDA NIFA Program Coordinator

Tue 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Technology


Join us to learn about SBIR/STTR grants through the USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

Join the USDA NIFA Program Coordinator for a brief discussion about Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) grant applications, followed by a Q&A session. Get all your questions answered directly by an agency expert!

Melinda Coffman, Program Coordinator for the SBIR, Department of Agriculture at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture will be presenting. She is considered a subject matter expert in areas related to the SBIR/STTR program and will provide an SBIR program overview.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) was established to find innovative solutions to issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and communities.

Click the link to learn more about the USDA NIFA

Click the link to learn more about the Delaware SBDC: SBIResource


  • Melinda Coffman, Program Coordinator - USDA NIFA
  • Lou DiNetta, Technology Program Manager - Delaware SBDC


This workshop will be an online Zoom event. You must complete the Zoom registration prior to the event in order to receive Zoom meeting access details. The Zoom registration link will be provided at the end of this registration process and in the confirmation email.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency will be provided when requested at least 1 week in advance at 302-831-1555.

Fee: No Cost

The Delaware SBDC, a unit of the University of Delaware’s Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP), is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the State of Delaware. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the sponsoring agencies. All programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. As equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, the SBA, the University of Delaware and the State of Delaware are all committed to assuring equal opportunity to all persons. The University of Delaware is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and Title IX institution. For the University’s complete non-discrimination statement, please visit - powered by Enfold WordPress Theme