DOE Funding Alert

The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued its current FY23 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Phase I- Release I applicants. The funding opportunity number is: DE-FOA-0002783 and the document may be downloaded from the DOE SBIR/STTR funding opportunity schedule on...

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DOD releases New Topics

The Department of the Air Force (including Space Force) has released 49 new SBIR topics and 6 STTR topics. DTRA released 7 new SBIR topics and 2 STTR topics. There are now 91 topics at the Department of Defense! It is anticipated that all proposals will be evaluated...

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NIH releases new SBIR contract solicitation

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are soliciting proposals from small business concerns with the research and development (R&D) expertise to conduct innovative research that will contribute to NIH or...

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The BBCetc Guide to SBIR/STTR Acronyms

Acronyms are everywhere when it comes to SBIR/STTR awards, starting with SBIR/STTR. So what do they all mean? And what might they mean for you? Review the list below and contact us if you have any additional questions.   General SBIR - Small Business Innovative...

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After the Award: Organize or Die

Why your new company needs a strong backbone. In a strong organization, “responsibility” is not meant to be a way to point fingers. Instead, it is used to identify areas that need improvement. That’s the secret to a company’s future — organization that leads to...

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The NSF released their 2022 solicitation document January 13, 2022 and there are a few noteworthy changes from the past solicitations: NSF increased the SBIR/STTR Phase I funding amount to a maximum of $275,000 to better support the nation's startups and small...

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