Small Business Grants

These funding mechanisms provide substantial financial support and require a Principle Investigator and Key Personnel with a significant level of expertise in the science behind the innovation as well as product development and business.

The NIH SBIR/STTR mechanisms provide grant funding of up to $150,000 for Phase I and $1,500,000 for Phase II proposals and have a fiscal year ending August 31 with application deadlines April 5, August 5 and December 5.

Phase I Mock Application

Phase I Outline/Instructions

Phase II Outline/Instructions

Phase II Commercialization Plan Outline/Instructions

The DOD SBIR/STTR mechanisms provide grant funding of up to $150,000 for Phase I and $1,000,000 for Phase II proposals with application deadlines February 25, June 24 and October 28.