CLOSED: FY21 Seaport Economic Council ‐ BlueTech Tech & Innovation Grant Opportunity

CLOSED: FY21 Seaport Economic Council ‐ BlueTech Tech & Innovation Grant Opportunity

RFP No. 2021-JAII-02

The Innovation Institute, a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative ("Mass Tech Collaborative" or "MassTech") is issuing this Grant Solicitation for a BlueTech Tech and Innovation Grant opportunity (Solicitation No. 2021-JAII-02) (the "Solicitation”). MassTech is soliciting responses from qualified firms (“Respondents”) interested in receiving grant funding for projects that will increase technology-industry participation in the blue economy through the development of new products and technology infrastructure that supports growth in the Marine Economy (the "Project"). The maximum grant award is likely to be $500,000 and the average is expected to be $250,000. Respondents will be competing against each other for grant funding and the submissions of all Respondents shall be compared and evaluated pursuant to the evaluation criteria set forth in this Solicitation; a single Respondent may be selected. 

Full details included in the Solicitation below.

Team Lead James Byrnes,
Solicitation Released: March 19, 2021
Bidders' Teleconference: April 14, 2021 @ 1PM EST register by April 9th 5PM
Questions Due: April 16, 2021 by 5PM EST
Question and Answer File Posted: April 22, 2021 by 5PM EST
Applications Due: May 26, 2021 by 3PM EST (CLOSED)
Notification of Award: June 30, 2021 

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Questions about the RFP may be submitted in writing to, or you may request a phone call by emailing the same address.  All questions, whether in writing or by phone, must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on April 16, 2021. Answers to both written and oral questions will be posted on April 22, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. EST.