You have an idea for a nifty new technology and you want money to develop it. You will need to persuade some person, company, foundation, bank, or
The “R” Behind SBIR and STTR
R =Research. Research is defined as “a diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject in order to discover or revise facts,
NIH SBIR Webinar – March 15
Over the last two years the NIH has implemented new guidelines and procedures to "enhance peer review". For instance, reviewer comments and scores
NIH, CDC, FDA, & ACF SBIR/STTR Solicitations Released
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released its 2010 SBIR/STTR grants omnibus solicitations (PA-10-050 and PA-10-051). Those
The “S” Behind SBIR
SBIR stands for Small Business Innovation Research, so the “S”= “Small”, but what really is “small”? The SBA (Small Business Administration) defines a
Understanding a Rejection
So you didn’t receive an award. Now what? Is this a dead end? Maybe...but then again, maybe not. Can you determine why you
Electronic Submission … it’s no longer new!
If you are new, or returning to the grant submission world, you may be surprised to know that many applications are now accepted electronically.
Who will review your NIH SBIR/STTR grant?
Did you know that if you are submitting an SBIR or STTR to the NIH in response to a PA (program announcement) that you can request your grant be
Market research required …
... if not available do not apply. Many SBIR applicant companies make the assumption that good science is all that is needed to sell a