Federal agencies are supporting research and development in the national response to Coronavirus. These include SBIR and non-SBIR funding opportunities. Stay up-to-date directly with agencies.
- National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a request for SBIR/STTR Phase I proposals addressing COVID-19. Read more.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a list of funding opportunities specific to COVID-19 that may be applicable to an existing SBIR/STTR award, including administrative supplements, Urgent Competitive Revisions that may allow for expanded scope of existing awards to address COVID-19, and availability of funding for Emergency Competitive Revisions.
- Air Force Unite and Fight: Covid-19 Response Team includes a COVID-19 Interest Area for SBIR AF X20.R Direct to Phase ll Open Topic .
- US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an expanded round of SBIR Phase l applications to address Ag challenges in existing topic areas due by May 21, 2020.
- Department of Energy (DOE) has requested ideas on COVID-19 research that DOE can support. Read more.
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a variety of business opportunities, including working with FEMA. Read more.
- The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Agency (BARDA) works with partners to identify medical countermeasures and technologies to combat the 2019 novel coronavirus. In addition to funding for diagnostic assays, nonclinical models, vaccines, and advanced manufacturing technologies, BARDA coordinates the USG CoronaWatch Portal, a single point of entry for submitting information about your products and technologies to address the outbreak.
- The MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC), a consortium of minority-serving research institutions, industry and government partners established in collaboration with the US Army Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center, has an open call for capabilities to address the response to COVID-19.
- The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a biomedical technology consortium collaborating with the US Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC), has active solicitations to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
To stay up to date on the overall federal response, visit www.coronavirus.gov .