Interview with USDA’s SBIR Program Officer

SBIRLand, powered by Eva Garland Consulting (EGC), presents a monthly interview exploring SBIR-related topics. This month, Dr. Stacey Lee, a Scientific Consultant at EGC, had an informative conversation with Melinda Coffman, the SBIR/STTR Program officer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). In a podcast posted on, Stacey and Melinda discuss how entrepreneurs can grow their businesses by leveraging SBIR/STTR funding from the USDA.