Increase in NIH SBIR/STTR Omnibus Budget Guidelines for FY23

The U.S. Small Business Administration has increased the National Institutes of Health (NIH) statutory budget guidelines for all SBIR/STTR applications coming through the Omnibus FOAs to the following amounts:

  • Phase I Awards: $295,924 total costs (direct costs, indirect costs, fee)
  • Phase II Awards $1,972,828 total costs (direct costs, indirect costs, fee)

Applicants proposing studies that fall under one of the SBA-approved waiver topics may be allowed to exceed these total award amounts.

Showcase opportunities for NIH SBIR/STTR awardees

NIH SEED supports the participation of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) recipients at life science investor and partnering events throughout the year. This program is part of a comprehensive approach NIH has established to enable the commercialization of healthcare technologies and services developed with NIH support.

Learn more about benefits and eligibility here.

January 20, 2023, is the deadline to request support.