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Small Business Innovation Research Program

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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

The NIST SBIR FY 2020 Phase I NOFO is closed.

The NIST SBIR FY 2020 Phase II NOFO is closed.

NISTSBIR Roadmap to Success Video Series

NIST SBIR Roadmap to Success Video Series This video Introduces the video series that will guide you through the award process towards Phase II.
NIST SBIR Roadmap to Success Video Series Part 2 Covers the Phase I program mechanics and resources.
NIST SBIR Roadmap to Success Video Series Part 3 Covers the commercialization of your SBIR project.
NIST SBIR Roadmap to Success Video Series Part 4 Focuses on getting ready for Phase II.

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Mary Clague
NIST SBIR Program Manager
100 Bureau Dr., M/S 2200
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2200

Phone: 301-975-4188

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
Online Hotline Complaint Form

Created September 22, 2009, Updated May 27, 2020