**The 2018 deadline for this opportunity has passed or the internal application slot has been granted. Updated information will be posted when the next funding cycle opens.**


USAID Fish Innovation Lab Solicitation

Program Summary

This opportunity is designed to identify and launch a new Feed the Future Innovation Lab focused on aquaculture and fisheries research and capacity development at the smallholder and food systems levels. The awardee’s primary responsibility will be to develop, select, and manage a portfolio of fish research and capacity-development activities. The goal of the Fish Innovation Lab is to reduce global hunger, malnutrition and poverty through science, technology, and innovation.


CU Internal Expression of Interest Deadline: 11:59pm MST March 26, 2018

USAID Deadline for Written Questions: 11:00am MST April 2, 2018

USAID Full Proposal Deadline: 11:00am MST May 23, 2018


Eligibility for this award is restricted to colleges and universities.

Limited Submission Guidelines

There is a limit of one application per eligible institution.

Award Information and Duration

USAID intends to provide up to $15,000,000 in total USAID funding over a five year period of performance. The ceiling for this program is up to $35,000,000 (with $20,000,000 set aside as a pool for potential Associate Awards and buy-ins).


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