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Funding Opportunities


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CLOSED: 2016 federated identity in healthcare pilot opportunity

NIST is no longer accepting applications for this opportunity. Applications were due on June 1, 2016, by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Opportunity on Grants.gov: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282655

Full Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) PDF: http://www.nist.gov/nstic/2016-NIST-NSTIC-02.pdf


CLOSED: Phase I FY 2016 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program FFO

Phase I closed on April 14, 2016.

Funding Opportunity Number 2016-NIST-SBIR-01: http://www.nist.gov/tpo/sbir/upload/FY16-Phase-I-SBIR-FFO-final.pdf


CLOSED: 2016 state and local government pilot opportunity

NIST is no longer accepting abbreviated applications for this opportunity. Abbreviated applications were due on Thursday, February 18, 2016 by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Opportunity on Grants.gov: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280647

Full Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) PDF: http://www.nist.gov/nstic/2016-NIST-NSTIC-01.pdf


Because of our pilots:

  • 1,000,000+ service members, veterans, teachers, first responders, and students can access online services from 200+ organizations without having to share sensitive documents or personally identifiable information each time they want to prove eligibility.

  • More than 247,000 accounts are currently under management by a pilot site, thus providing a unique location for parents to assert and implement their online parental rights.

  • 140+ universities are deploying smartphone-based multi-factor authentication.

Past pilot announcement details: