Many agencies that participate in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are extending their deadlines to accommodate disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and/or incorporating COVID-19-related topics into their SBIR and STTR programs. There are also several other opportunities for federal research and development funding related to COVID-19. Check out the links below to learn more about what each funding agency is doing to address the crisis.
The Utah SBIR Center is available to assist Utah small businesses applying to these opportunities. Contact the Utah SBIR Center for more information.
- Department of Health and Human Services
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
- Point-of-Care Technology Research Network Fast-Track Program for COVID-19 Test Development and Distribution Innovative Technologies to Increase U.S. Capacity for COVID-19 Testing
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- Department of Energy (DOE)
- U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
- Expanded round of USDA SBIR Phase l applications to address COVID-19
- Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Foundational and Applied Science Program: Rapid Response to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) Impacts Across Food and Agricultural Systems
- Department of Defense (DoD)
- Department of Homeland Security
- Department of Transportation
The Utah SBIR Center assists small businesses statewide to apply for the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding programs, giving Utah technology-oriented companies a distinct advantage in today’s competitive environment. To learn more, visit the Utah SBIR Center homepage.