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Small Business Programs

Our Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs help small businesses develop and commercialize new translational technologies.

Small Business Research Priorities

We have identified research priorities in the translational space that we would like small businesses to address through the omnibus solicitation. Topics are reviewed biannually to ensure new and cutting edge ideas are considered. If you would like to contact us, send an email to: NCATS SBIR/STTR Program.

Small Business Funding

Our SBIR and STTR programs provide technical assistance and funding opportunities to help small businesses and research organizations advance technologies and research concepts that can eventually be commercialized to provide health solutions.

More SBIR/STTR Information

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SBIR and STTR Program Benefits

The SBIR and STTR programs are one of the largest sources of funding for early-stage companies in the United States.

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SBIR and STTR Program Differences

The SBIR and STTR programs help entrepreneurial researchers launch small businesses, engage in research and development, and commercialize new products that will benefit the public.

Small Business Resources

We have resources, tips, sample applications and more that may help a small business considering SBIR and STTR funding.

Last updated on April 19, 2024