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2018 Omnibus Solicitation

  • SBIR: PA-18-574
  • Posted: Jan. 16, 2018
  • Next deadline: Sept. 5, 2018
  • STTR: PA-18-575
  • Posted: Jan. 16, 2018
  • Next deadline: Sept. 5, 2018

Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells

  • SBIR: PA-17-147 (R43/R44)
  • Posted: Feb. 1, 2017
  • Next deadline: Sept. 5, 2018
  • STTR: PA-17-148 (R41/R42)
  • Posted: Feb. 1, 2017
  • Next deadline: Sept. 5, 2018

Platform Delivery Technologies for Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

Tools for Cell Line Identification (R43/R44)

  • SBIR: PA-16-186 (R43/R44)
  • Posted: April 15, 2016
  • Next deadline: Sept. 5, 2018


There are no open contract solicitations at this time. 

Notices Relevant to Small Businesses

Notice of NIA Participation in RFA-HL-18-023 "Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38)"

Notice of Corrected Expiration Date for PA-15-354 "SBIR Technology Transfer (R43/R44)"

NIH Offers Assistance to Active Phase I HHS SBIR and STTR Awardees through the Niche Assessment Program 2017-2018

Reminder: NIH Natural Disaster Policy - Hurricane Harvey

NIH Offers Assistance to Phase II HHS SBIR and STTR Awardees through the NIH Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) 2017-2018

NIH Implementation of Final Research Performance Progress Reports for SBIR and STTR Grants and Cooperative Agreements

Update on Clinical Trial Funding Opportunity Announcement Policy

ASSIST Now an Option for Small Business Grant Applications

Applicant Responsibilities in Maintaining the Integrity of NIH Peer Review

HHS Changes Standard Due Dates for SBIR/STTR Grant Applications

NIH Implements Option for Applicants to Switch between the SBIR/STTR Programs and the SBIR Direct to Phase II Pilot of the SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011

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