Business-to-Business Network Pilots


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 about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 09/03/2014 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Christopher Hunton
Grants Technical Assistant
Phone 301-975-5718
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information


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