The National Institute of Standards and Technology's SBIR program solicits R&D proposals from small businesses that respond to specific technical needs described in the subtopics of the annual Solicitation. Information regarding the subtopics will be made available only via the Solicitation. Please see the Resources below for more information on the specifics of the program.
SBIR Bulletin Board
NIST SBIR Phase I
The NIST SBIR Phase I Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO ) is open. The NOFO opened on 01/18/2018 and will close on 04/04/2018.
NIST estimates that 15 Phase I awards will be made under the NOFO. Each award will be a maximum of $100,000.
Questions about the NOFO should be submitted via the Questions and Answer forum: https://tsapps.nist.gov/sbir/default.aspx.
Download the required FY 2018 Phase I Cover Sheet .
Applications are sought in the following topic areas:
Advanced Communications, Networks, and Scientific Data Systems
Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements
Cybersecurity and Privacy
Exploratory Measurement Science
Health and Bioscience
Physical Infrastructure and Resilience
Lab to Market
Subtopics are available in Section 9 of the NOFO.
NIST SBIR Phase II
The NIST SBIR Phase II Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is open. The NOFO opened on 02/21/2018 and will close on 04/24/2018.
Only NIST SBIR FY 2017 Phase I awardees are eligible to submit applications to the FY 2018 Phase II NOFO.
The NOFO is also available on grants.gov
Download the required FY 2018 Phase II Cover Sheet
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