SBIR/STTR FY18 funding opportunities

Federal Agencies have started to release their FY18 SBIR/STTR topics and funding opportunities. The following agencies have released information on their FY18 SBIR/STTR topics and funding opportunities:

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a notice that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Contract Solicitation. Further information can be found at the following website: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-17-089.html . A list of topics can be found in the notice.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The United States Department of Agriculture has released their request for applications for Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I projects. Applications are due October 5, 2017 by 5:00 pm Eastern time. Information on the program can be found at the following website: https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/small-business-innovation-research-program-phase-i.  A list of FY18 research priorities can be found in the Request for Applications (RFA) on pages 5 – 23.

United States Department of Defense (DoD)

The United States Department of Defense has pre-released their topics for their third cycle. For the next 30 days you can contact the topic author regarding any questions. Important dates for this cycle are as follows:

  • SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C Pre-release: August 25, 2017
  • SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.3 Open: September 26, 2017
  • SITIS Q&A Close: October 11, 2017
  • SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C Close: October 25, 2017

Topics can be found at the following website:
https://sbir.defensebusiness.org/topics?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

U.S. Dept. of Energy releases FY18 SBIR/STTR topics
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released FY18 Phase 1 Release 1 topics for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Participating DOE research programs include:

  • Office of Advanced Scientific Computing
  • Office of Basic Energy Sciences
  • Office of Biologoical and Environmental Research
  • Office of Nuclear Physics

For the full list of topics visit https://science.energy.gov.