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Welcome to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs at the National Institutes of Health

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What Are SBIR and STTR Programs?
The Small Business Innovation research (SBIR) program is a set-aside program (2.6% of an agency's extramural budget) for domestic small business concerns to engage in Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. More information on SBIR and STTR Programs...
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Funding Opportunities for U.S. Small Businesses

2013 SBIR and STTR Omnibus Grant Solicitations of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF

SBIR Parent Funding Opportunity Announcement

STTR Parent Funding Opportunity Announcement

Program Descriptions and Research Topics (PDF - 1 MB or MS Word - 1 MB)

SBA Approved Topics that can Exceed Award Cap for NIH (PDF - 91 KB)

Standard Receipt Dates:
April 5, Aug 5, Dec 5

AIDS and AIDS-Related Receipt Dates:
May 7, 2013, September 7, 2013, January 7, 2014

Special Funding Opportunities and Announcements

See individual announcements

Receipt dates vary. See individual announcements for dates.

SBIR Phase I Contract Solicitation PHS 2013-1 and Amendment #0001 (amended 11/1/2012)

PDF - 1.15 MB or MS Word - 1.28 MB and Contract Proposal Forms
and Amendment #0001 (PDF - 59 KB)

Extended to December 3, 2012

Solicitation Closed. For informational purposes only.

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