Solicitation of Applications for the National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation Program: Economic Development Research Project: Regional Innovation Systems, 66593 [E8-26705]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 218 / Monday, November 10, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration [Docket No.: 0810151367–81368–01] Solicitation of Applications for the National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation Program: Economic Development Research Project: Regional Innovation Systems Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice to extend application closing date. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) publishes this notice to extend the closing date for the submission of applications for a regional innovation systems research project under FY 2009 National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation program (NTA Program) funding. The new closing date and time for receipt of electronic and paper applications for funding a regional innovation systems research project under FY 2009 NTA Program funding is Monday, December 1, 2008, at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: Applications may be submitted in two formats: (i) In paper format at the addresses provided below; or (ii) electronically in accordance with the procedures provided on http:// www.Grants.gov or via e-mail. The content of the application is the same for paper submissions as it is for electronic submissions. EDA will not accept facsimile transmissions of applications. Paper Submissions: Applicants should submit paper submissions (via postal mail, overnight delivery or handdelivery) to: FY 2009 Economic Development Research Project Competition: Regional Innovation Systems, Kerstin Millius, Program Analyst, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 7009, Washington, DC 20230. Applicants are advised that, due to mail security measures, EDA’s receipt of mail sent via the United States Postal Service may be substantially delayed or suspended in delivery. Applicants may wish to use a guaranteed overnight delivery service. Electronic Submissions: Applicants may submit completed applications electronically in accordance with the instructions provided at http:// jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Nov 07, 2008 Jkt 217001 www.Grants.gov. On http:// www.grants.gov/search/basic.do, applicants can perform a ‘‘Basic Search’’ for this grant opportunity by completing the ‘‘Keyword Search;’’ the ‘‘Search by Funding Opportunity Number;’’ or the ‘‘Search by CFDA Number’’ field, and then clicking the ‘‘Search’’ button. The Funding Opportunity Number for this grant opportunity is EDA10312008RESEARCH and the CFDA number is 11.312. EDA strongly encourages that applicants not wait until the application closing date to begin the application process through http://www.Grants.gov. Applicants should access the following link for assistance in navigating http://www.Grants.gov and for a list of useful resources: http:// www.grants.gov/applicants/ applicant_help.jsp. If you do not find an answer to your question under Frequently Asked Questions, try consulting the Applicant’s User Guide. If you still cannot find an answer to your question, contact http:// www.Grants.gov via e-mail at support@grants.gov or telephone at 1.800.518.4726. The hours of operation for http://www.Grants.gov are MondayFriday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time (except for federal holidays). Applicants also may submit completed applications by e-mail to Kerstin Millius, Program Analyst, at kmillius@eda.doc.gov. The preferred file format for electronic attachments when submitting by either electronic submission method is portable document format (PDF); however, EDA will accept electronic files in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, or Microsoft Excel formats. For a copy of the FFO announcement for this request for applications, please see the Web site listed below under ‘‘Electronic Access.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: For additional information or for a paper copy of the FFO announcement, please contact Kerstin Millius, Program Analyst, via e-mail at kmillius@eda.doc.gov (preferred) or by telephone at (202) 482–3280. EDA’s Internet Web site at http:// www.eda.gov also contains additional information on EDA and its programs, including the NTA Program. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 31, 2008, EDA published in the Federal Register (73 FR 64909) the original notice and request for applications regarding the regional innovation systems research project competition under FY 2009 NTA Program funding. 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Electronic Access: The FFO announcement for the regional innovation systems research project competition under FY 2009 NTA Program funding is available at http:// www.Grants.gov. Additional information is available through EDA’s Internet Web site at http://www.eda.gov. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 11.312, Economic Development—Research and Evaluation) Dated: November 5, 2008. Otto Barry Bird, Chief Counsel, Economic Development Administration. [FR Doc. E8–26705 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration

[Docket No.: 0810151367-81368-01]


Solicitation of Applications for the National Technical 
Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation Program: Economic 
Development Research Project: Regional Innovation Systems

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice to extend application closing date.

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SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) publishes this 
notice to extend the closing date for the submission of applications 
for a regional innovation systems research project under FY 2009 
National Technical Assistance, Training, Research and Evaluation 
program (NTA Program) funding.

DATES: The new closing date and time for receipt of electronic and 
paper applications for funding a regional innovation systems research 
project under FY 2009 NTA Program funding is Monday, December 1, 2008, 
at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: Applications may be submitted in two formats: (i) In paper 
format at the addresses provided below; or (ii) electronically in 
accordance with the procedures provided on http://www.Grants.gov or via 
e-mail. The content of the application is the same for paper 
submissions as it is for electronic submissions. EDA will not accept 
facsimile transmissions of applications.
    Paper Submissions: Applicants should submit paper submissions (via 
postal mail, overnight delivery or hand-delivery) to: FY 2009 Economic 
Development Research Project Competition: Regional Innovation Systems, 
Kerstin Millius, Program Analyst, Economic Development Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 7009, 
Washington, DC 20230.
    Applicants are advised that, due to mail security measures, EDA's 
receipt of mail sent via the United States Postal Service may be 
substantially delayed or suspended in delivery. Applicants may wish to 
use a guaranteed overnight delivery service.
    Electronic Submissions: Applicants may submit completed 
applications electronically in accordance with the instructions 
provided at http://www.Grants.gov. On http://www.grants.gov/search/
basic.do, applicants can perform a ``Basic Search'' for this grant 
opportunity by completing the ``Keyword Search;'' the ``Search by 
Funding Opportunity Number;'' or the ``Search by CFDA Number'' field, 
and then clicking the ``Search'' button. The Funding Opportunity Number 
for this grant opportunity is EDA10312008RESEARCH and the CFDA number 
is 11.312.
    EDA strongly encourages that applicants not wait until the 
application closing date to begin the application process through 
http://www.Grants.gov.
    Applicants should access the following link for assistance in 
navigating http://www.Grants.gov and for a list of useful resources: 
http://www.grants.gov/applicants/applicant_help.jsp. If you do not 
find an answer to your question under Frequently Asked Questions, try 
consulting the Applicant's User Guide. If you still cannot find an 
answer to your question, contact http://www.Grants.gov via e-mail at 
support@grants.gov or telephone at 1.800.518.4726. The hours of 
operation for http://www.Grants.gov are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Eastern Time (except for federal holidays). Applicants also may submit 
completed applications by e-mail to Kerstin Millius, Program Analyst, 
at kmillius@eda.doc.gov. The preferred file format for electronic 
attachments when submitting by either electronic submission method is 
portable document format (PDF); however, EDA will accept electronic 
files in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, or Microsoft Excel formats. For a 
copy of the FFO announcement for this request for applications, please 
see the Web site listed below under ``Electronic Access.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: For additional information or for a paper copy 
of the FFO announcement, please contact Kerstin Millius, Program 
Analyst, via e-mail at kmillius@eda.doc.gov (preferred) or by telephone 
at (202) 482-3280.
    EDA's Internet Web site at http://www.eda.gov also contains 
additional information on EDA and its programs, including the NTA 
Program.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 31, 2008, EDA published in the 
Federal Register (73 FR 64909) the original notice and request for 
applications regarding the regional innovation systems research project 
competition under FY 2009 NTA Program funding. The original deadline 
for receipt of applications was November 17, 2008, at 5 p.m. Eastern 
Time. Upon review of the original closing date, EDA realized that it 
allowed a relatively short window of time for applicants to submit a 
complete application. To ensure that applicants have ample time to 
submit applications, EDA is extending the deadline under this 
competitive solicitation. The new deadline for receipt of electronic 
and paper applications is December 1, 2008, at 5 p.m. Eastern Time. All 
applications that are submitted by December 1, 2008, at 5 p.m. Eastern 
Time will be considered timely. All other information and requirements 
for the regional innovation systems research project competition under 
FY 2009 NTA Program funding remain as stated in the October 31, 2008 
Federal Register notice and request for applications (73 FR 64909).
    Electronic Access: The FFO announcement for the regional innovation 
systems research project competition under FY 2009 NTA Program funding 
is available at http://www.Grants.gov. Additional information is 
available through EDA's Internet Web site at http://www.eda.gov.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 11.312, 
Economic Development--Research and Evaluation))

    Dated: November 5, 2008.
Otto Barry Bird,
Chief Counsel, Economic Development Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-26705 Filed 11-7-08; 8:45 am]
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