Solicitation Announcement

Update from the National Science Foundation’s SBIR/STTR Program, July 2016

Next Phase I Proposal Deadline – December 2016:

Stay tuned for the next Phase I proposal deadline in December. The updated solicitation will be
posted on at least three months ahead of the due date.


New Twitter Handle:

NSF has updated their Twitter handle to @NSFSBIR. Please follow us/tag us with your news.
NSF is happy to promote the successes of NSF SBIR funded companies.


New Phase I Awards:

On July 1, NSF awarded more than 150 Phase I SBIR/STTR grants. The SBIR Phase I award
amount has increased to $225,000 and the duration for SBIR & STTR Phase I awards is now 6-12 months.

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