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Small Business Funding Mechanisms Used by NICHD

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The NICHD takes part in the trans-NIH Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, congressionally mandated set-aside programs for domestic small businesses.

For additional information about the small business reauthorization at NIH, please visit SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act Of 2011: NIH Implementation Of Key Changes (What to Expect and When).

Specific information about the NICHD's SBIR and STTR mechanisms appear below.

R43/R44 SBIR Grant (Phase I/Phase II)
  • Two-phase mechanism that supports a small business concern performing innovative research.
  • The first phase (R43) establishes the technical/scientific merit and feasibility of the project, and the second phase (R44) develops the project's commercially viability.
  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/funding/sbir.htm
R41/R42 STTR Grant (Phase I/Phase II)
  • Two-phase mechanism that supports innovative research conducted cooperatively by a small business concern and a research institution.
  • The first phase (R41) establishes the technical/scientific merit and feasibility of the project, and the second phase (R42) develops the project's commercial viability.
  • http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/funding/sbir.htm
Last Updated Date: 06/10/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 06/10/2013

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