7 CFR § 3430.1002 - Definitions.
The definitions specific to the Sun Grant Program are from the authorizing legislation, the National Program Leadership of NIFA, and the Department of Energy. The definitions applicable to the program under this subpart include:
Biobased product means:
(1) An industrial product (including chemicals, materials, and polymers) produced from biomass; or
(2) A commercial or industrial product (including animal feed and electric power) derived in connection with the conversion of biomass to fuel.
Bioenergy means power generated in the form of electricity or heat using biomass as a feedstock.
Center means a Sun Grant Center identified in § 3430.1003(a)(1) through (5).
Subcenter means the Sun Grant Subcenter identified in § 3430.1003(a)(6).
Technology development means the process of research and development of technology.
Technology implementation means the introduction of new technologies to either an existing organization, or to a larger community, such as a type of business.