An extension to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) submission date has been announced.  

All grant applications submitted late for due dates between March 9, 2020, and May 1, 2020, will be accepted through May 1, 2020. This includes the upcoming April submission date for the NIH. We have not seen an extension for CDC or FDA SBIR grants. We highly recommend submitting as soon as possible and not waiting until May 1 to assure timely review. 

Please see details at:  NOT-OD-20-091  UPDATE: NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-091.html

Other upcoming SBIR-STTR Deadlines

April 6 – Omnibus Solicitation – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

April 20 – NASA (Deadline extended from March 20)

April 22 – Department of Defense (DoD) Topic Pre-Release; May 19, last day to talk to TPOC; Due – June 17

Continuous Deadline – National Science Foundation (NSF) – Apply anytime with the exception of 5:00 p.m. local time June 4 and reopening June 5. An approved Project Pitch is required to apply.

For more information, contact the Utah SBIR Center.