The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has released its 2021 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) solicitation.

Contact Program Managers by December 31, 2020 to ask questions about the topics. Program Managers will not respond to questions after the cutoff date. Proposals are due January 8, 2021.


The NASA solicitation includes a range of technology focus areas such as:

  • Robotic Systems for Space Exploration
  • Human Research and Health Maintenance
  • Communications and Navigation
  • Sensors, Detectors, and Instruments
  • And more

If you are a Utah small business owner and intend to apply or have questions about this funding opportunity, please contact the Utah Industry and Innovation Center at innovationutah@utah.gov.