SBIR/STTR Program

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Department of Defense

SBIR 18.3 & STTR 18.C Solicitation>>>

Applications Open:  September 24, 2018

Application Deadline: October 24, 2018

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Lockheed Martin Partnership Opportunity  

Lockheed Martin is interested in connected with small businesses and academic institutions to explore opportunities for partnership and innovation.  If you have interest in a topic, is considering submitting a proposal and would like to seek Lockheed Martin’s support through an endorsement, sponsorship and/or partnership opportunity, please send one email with the completed quad-chart addressed to all of the Points of Contact listed on that particular topic.  If no points of contacts are listed, there is no current interest by Lockheed Martin.  Please ensure no proprietary or export controlled information is included, unless an active NDA is in place.     

Contact Lockheed Martin no later than Monday, 10/8 and allow ten (10) business days for Lockheed Martin review of your technology.

Importantly, should you partner with LM, please ensure you inform LM if you win or lose, as soon as you are notified by the agency.

Lockheed Martin topics of interest>>>

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National Institute of Health

SBIR & STTR NIH Grant Opportunities>>>

Submission Dates:  Multiple from May 7, 2018 - December 6, 2018

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National Science Foundation

Solicitation 18-593 Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase 1 (SBIR)

Solicitation 18-592 Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase 1 (STTR)

Topic Categories (114 subtopics):

Advanced Manufacturing and Nanotechnology (MN)

Advanced Materials and Instrumentation (MI)

Biological Technologies (BT)

Biomedical Technologies (BM)

Chemical and Environmental Technologies (CT)

Educational Technologies and Applications (EA)

Electronic Hardware, Robotics and Wireless Technologies (EW)

Information Technologies (IT)

Internet of Things (I)

Semiconductors (S) and Photonic (PH) Devices and Materials

Smart Health

Other Topics

Application Deadline:  December 4, 2018

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SBIR & STTR CDC, FDA & NIH Grant Opportunities

Submission Dates:  January 7 2019, & April 5, 2019

Download a searchable PDF of Solicitation PHS 2018-2

Download PA-18-574 for SBIR opportunities where clinical trials are not allowed>>>

Download PA-18-575 for STTR opportunities where clinical trials are not allowed>>>

Download PA-18-573 for SBIR opportunities where clinical trials are required>>>

Download PA-18-576 for STTR opportunities where clinical trials are required>>>

Find additional HHS special announcements for SBIR opportunities>>> 

U.S. Department of Agriculture

FY 2019 SBIR Phase 1 Solicitation USDA-NIFA-SBIR-006649>>>

Application Deadline: October 25, 2018

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Future SBIR & STTR Solicitation Schedule

Agencies:  DOE, DOD, & NIST>>>

NIH Offers Niche Assessment Program to HHS SBIR and STTR Phase I Awardees>>>

Enterprise Florida SBIR/STTR Phase "0" Pilot Program>>>

NIH Offers Niche Assessment Program to HHS SBIR and STTR Phase I Awardees

NIH offers its Niche Assessment Program to SBIR and STTR Phase I Awardees (by grant or contract).

A third party, unbiased assessment of appropriate market niches for products/services that are being developed by HHS’s SBIR/STTR Phase I awardees will be performed by Foresight Science & Technology. Using its Technology Niche Analysis® (TNA®), Foresight will perform the due diligence on markets appropriate for each SBIR/STTR technology and develop an in-depth report for each SBIR/STTR awardee that addresses:

--needs and concerns of end-users
--competing technologies and competing products
--competitive advantage of the SBIR/STTR-developed technology
--market size and potential market share (may include national and/or global markets)
--barriers to market entry (may include, but is not limited to pricing, competition, government          
regulations, manufacturing challenges, capital requirements, etc.)
--market drivers
--status of market and industry trends
--potential customers, licensees, investors, or other commercialization partners
--price customers are likely to pay

Learn more>>>

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Enterprise Florida SBIR/STTR Phase "0" Pilot ProgramBack To Top>>

The SBIR/STTR “Phase 0″ Pilot Program is being implemented through a partnership between Enterprise Florida, Inc., and participating Technology Incubators, University Technology Transfer Offices, Economic Development Organizations, and Small Business Development Centers. It is intended to help Florida companies increase their chances of submitting a successful Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposal.

Eligibility Criteria (in addition to SBIR/STTR criteria)

    • A company which:
    • Is a client of a participating Florida Technology Incubator, University Technology Transfer Office, Economic Development Organization, or Small Business Development Center, or
    • Is recommended by a partner serving as the point of contact for a Florida county, and
    • Intends to submit a proposal for a specific SBIR or STTR solicitation,
    • Has not submitted more than 1 other application for this program in the last 12 months.

Maximum Award Amount: Up to $3,000, dependent upon initial award amount and documentation of eligible expenses.

Enterprise Florida Contact:  Bill Spivey, VP, Capital Programs MaSBEC  407 956 5695  bspivey@eflorida.com

Phase "0" South Florida Contacts:

Michael Bell, Procurement Specialists, South Florida PTAC Program  954 425 2322    mike.bell@floridaPTAC.org

Jane Teague, COO, Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research  561 368 8889 x 1500  

jane.teague@florida-institute.com

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