NSF FY-2012 SBIR&STTR Program Solicitations Released

The National Science Foundation (NSF) posted their FY-2012 STTR solicitation on their SBIR/STTR website ( on July 18, 2011.  NSF will accept proposals from October 17 to November 17, 2011. The STTR Topic for this solicitation is: Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS). For detailed description of this topic, see section A.10 of the solicitation.

The NSF posted their FY-2012 SBIR solicitation on August 22, 2011.  NSF will accept proposals from November 2 to December 2, 2011.

NSF has formulated broad solicitation topics for SBIR that conform to the high-technology investment sector’s interests. The four broad topics for this solicitation are:

  • Biological and Chemical Technologies (BC)
  • Education Applications (EA)
  • Electronics, Information and Communication Technologies (EI)
  • Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials, and Manufacturing (NM)

For detailed description of the four topics reference section V. Proposal Preparation and Submission Instructions, A.10. Research Topic.