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Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issues an annual Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for SBIR Phase I proposals. Science and technology-based firms with strong research capabilities in any of the areas listed in the NOFO are encouraged to participate. Phase II awards are limited to small businesses that have successfully completed Phase I projects. Please see Resources for more information on the specifics of the program.

 

SBIR Bulletin Board

  1. NIST has released its FY2024 SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH (SBIR) PROGRAM FOR CHIPS FOR AMERICA – CHIPS METROLOGY, Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) No. 2024-SBIR-CHIPS-01. This NOFO is published on grants.gov at the link below: 

    https://grants.gov/search-results-detail/353574  

    Click here  to access the Appendix A – Application Cover Sheet for the 2024-SBIR-CHIPS-01, Notice of Funding Opportunity.

    Click here  to access the Appendix C. Required Disclosures of Foreign Affiliations or Relationships to Foreign Countries for the 2024-SBIR-CHIPS-01, Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

     

  2. NIST has released its SBIR FY2024 Phase II Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) No. 2024-NIST-SBIR-02. Please note, only previous FY23 Phase I award recipients at NIST are eligible to apply to this FY2024 Phase II NOFO.  This is NIST's annual Phase II NOFO release developed for FY2024 and it is published on grants.gov at the link below:  

    https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/353288. 

    Click here to access the Appendix A – Application Cover Sheet for the 2024-NIST-SBIR-02 Notice of Funding Opportunity (Phase II). 

    Click here to access the Appendix C. Required Disclosures of Foreign Affiliations or Relationships to Foreign Countries.

  3.  The NIST FY24 Phase I Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) No. 2024-NIST-SBIR-01 is closed.               NIST anticipates releasing its FY25 Phase I NOFO on or about September 1, 2024. Details of the              NIST Phase I NOFO will be posted to this Bulletin Board and Grants.gov.

Award Press Releases

Click   to read the NIST press release on SBIR funding awards for 2024

Click here to read the NIST press release on SBIR funding awards for 2023

Click here to read the NIST press release on SBIR funding awards for 2022

Click here to read the NIST press release on SBIR funding awards for 2021

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Fraud, Waste, or Abuse (FWA)

Report Suspected Fraud, Waste, or Abuse (FWA) to:

Department of Commerce
Office of Inspector General
Ben Franklin Station, PO Box 612
Washington, D.C. 20044

Phone: 800-424-5197
TDD: 800-854-8407
Local: 202-482-2495
e-mail: hotline [at] oig.doc.gov (hotline[at]oig[dot]doc[dot]gov)
Online Hotline Complaint Form

Contacts

SBIR Program Manager

Created September 22, 2009, Updated May 24, 2024