SBIR/STTR Program

New grant solicitation opportunities are typed in red.     

Schedule of Future SBIR & STTR Funding Opportunities>>>   

Department of Defense

Department of Defense DARPA 'Out of Cycle' Small Business Programs Office (SBPO) SBIR/STTR Opportunities:  

"Composable Embedded Software", FBO Solicitation Number HR001119S0035-08.

Application Deadline: August 23, 2019

"Expeditionary Maritime Mine Countermeasures", FBO Solicitation Number HR001119S0035-09

Application Deadline: September 12, 2019

Department of Defense, Army STTR 19.C Pree-BAA Solicitation Bulletin>>>

Department of Energy Updated on August 12

2020 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002145>>>

104 Topics

Letter of Intent:  9/3/19

Application Deadline: 10/15/19

National Institute of Health 

SBIR & STTR Funding Solicitation>>>

Application Deadlines: September 5, 2019 Through September 7, 2020

109 Topics   

NIH & CDC Solicitation PHS 2020-1>>>

Application Deadline:  October 23, 2019

38 Topics

Includes Fast Track and Direct To Phase II  

NIH SBIR & STTR Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) Program>>>

The Programs objective is to facilitate small business transition of previously or currently funded SBIR and STTR Phase II and Phase IIB projects to the commercialization stage by providing additional support for technical assistance and later stage research and development (R&D) not typically supported through Phase II or Phase IIB grants or contracts.

Application Deadlines: September 5, 2019 Through April 5, 2022

National Science Foundation (NSF)

SBIR (19-554) & STTR (19-555) Solicitation>>>

166 Topic Areas

New Application Process Requires 3 Page "Pitch" Document

Full Proposal Window: June 14, 2019 - December 12, 2019 

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Phase 1 Request for Applications>>>

48 Topic Areas

Application Deadlines:

October 23, 2019

October 1, 2020

The US Small Business Administration serves as the coordinating agency for the SBIR and STTR programs.  Learn more about these programs here>>>