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Open SBIR/STTR Solicitation Opportunities

Department of Energy (DOE)

SBIR & STTR FY 18 Phase I, Release 2>>>

Letter of Intent (Required) Due by January 8, 2018

Application Deadline:  February 26, 2018

144 Fundable Topics

National Science Foundation (NSF)

SBIR Phase I Solicitation NSF 17-596>>>

STTR Phase I Solicitation NSF 17-595>>>

Application Deadline: December 4, 2017

116 Fundable Topics

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

SBIR Phase I Solicitation SOL-NC-17-00028>>>

Application Deadline:  December 7, 2017

15 Fundable Topics

National Institute of Health (NIH) & Center for Disease Control (CDC)

SBIR & STTR Solicitation PHS 2017-2, Notice NOT-OD-17-070>>>  

Application Deadline:  January 5, 2018

220 Fundable Topics 

Other NIH SBIR & STTR Open Solicitation Opportunities>>>

Application Deadline:  Various

83 Fundable Topics

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

SBIR Phase I Solicitation NOAA2018-1>>>

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2018

23 Fundable Topics

Future SBIR & STTR Solicitation Dates>>>

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

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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

Phase "0" South Florida Contacts:

Michael Bell, Procurement Specialists, South Florida PTAC Program  954 425 2322

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

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