The U.S. Dept of Agriculture has several USDA Funding programs and resources that are available to support companies and projects in renewable energy, the bioeconomy and energy efficiency. These include USDA Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Program, USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS )Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA Rural Energy For America Program (REAP), USDA Business and Industry (B&I) Program (for commercially proven technologies), USDA Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (Section 9003) , USDA Community Facilities Program, and the USDA Agriculture Research Service (ARS) Office of Technology Transfer (OTT).
In addition, there are Dept of Energy programs and many other programs like the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program, National Science Foundation I-Corp Program (ICAP) and the Small Business Administration.
At Lee Enterprises Consulting, we have professionals dedicated to assisting our clients with USDA Funding like grants, loans, loan guarantees, and other forms of assistance. We have over 150 subject-matter experts to assist with both the technical and business expertise needed for various programs. Look at our experts and the services we provide. Most of our experts are also available to advise and serve as expert witnesses in bioeconomy litigation matters. For the larger projects, we specialize in putting together full service, interdisciplinary teams with one point of contact. See video about LEC here. Call us at 1+ (501) 833-8511 or email us for more information. See currently available programs.