The NSF has released its 2010 STTR solicitation. Proposals may not exceed a $150,000 budget or a 12-month timeframe to conduct a Phase I feasibility study. Proposals are due November 17th at 5:00 PM.
This solicitation has one topic: "Multi-Functional Materials (MM)" with 4 subtopics:
A. Bio-inspired Materials and Systems (BMS)
B. Materials for Energy Generation and Storage (ME)
C. Materials for Sustainability (MS)
D. Nanostructured Materials (NM)
E. Smart Materials and Structures (SMS)
Proposals must address one of these subtopics. Instructions and proposal details can be found in the solicitation. Note: For STTRs, a company must subcontract with a non-profit research institute for 30-60% of the research.