U.S. Department of Transportation SBIR Pre-solicitation Notice
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program invites small businesses to review its pre-solicitation notice for opportunities within its fiscal year 2022 (FY22) SBIR Phase I solicitation. The pre-solicitation period for U.S. DOT’s FY22 solicitation is from January 5, 2022, through February 2, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Learn more about the pre-solicitation and the proposed research topics. Plan to attend the informational webinar tentatively scheduled for February 10.
NSF FY22 SBIR/STTR Solicitation Moves to Three Submission Windows
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has updated their Phase I and Phase II solicitations with three (3) submission window dates now instead of four, with due dates of March 3, June 30, and October 26, 2022; increased Phase I award amount to $275,000; and combined SBIR and STTR solicitations, with the proposer indicating which program they are applying to on the NSF proposal Cover Sheet. NSF continues to encourage proposals in almost all areas of technology and requires a Project Pitch. Explore the NSF program at seedfund.nsf.gov
Administrative Supplements for Providing Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) Funding to NIH SBIR/STTR Awardees
Active National Institutes of Health (NIH) SBIR/STTR awardees may be able to request up to $6,500 per year for Phase I and up to $50,000 per Phase II project (across all years) to support subcontracts or consultants via Administrative Supplements to provide TABA funding (NOT-OD-21-062). The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) recently joined other participating NIH institutes in providing a mechanism to request this funding after award. TABA funding is part of a comprehensive NIH program intended to help small businesses identify and address their most pressing product development needs.
EPA Announces Over $3 Million in Funding to Small Businesses to Commercialize Environmental Technologies
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $3.6 million in Phase II SBIR funding to 9 U.S. small businesses developing novel technologies to address pressing environmental and public health problems. Read about the awardees developing innovative approaches to environmental challenges including PFAS destruction, ethylene oxide monitoring, water reuse, and sustainable construction materials.