Open Federal Agency Funding Dates & Deadlines

Clients interested in receiving Innovation Partnership (IPart) assistance, should be contacting an IPart Partner Organizational Representative OR the IPart Program Director 2-3 weeks PRIOR to the noted IPart Deadline.

Agency/ProgramRelease DateOpen DateClose DateIPart Deadline
NIH SBIR/STTR Contracts
Release PHS-2023-1
7/20/227/20/2211/4/22Fri 10/7/22
USDA SBIR & STTR
PHI FY23 Release
7/25/227/25/2210/25/22Tues 9/27/22
NASA Ignite 7/12/227/12/229/1/22Thr 8/4/22
EPA SBIR PHI Release6/15/226/15/228/23/22
CLOSED
Tues 7/26/22
National Science Foundation (NSF)
(Project Pitch Required)
SBIR&STTR PhI 2022 Solicitation - nsf22551
SBIR&STTR PhII 2022 Solicitation - nsf22552


NSF PM Virtual Office Hours - NSF Events
Online Project Pitch Form
*PHI Max Award Amt. Now $275k,
PHII Max Award Amt. Now $1m
1/19/221/19/22Window dates:
3/4/22-6/30/22
7/1/22-10/26/22
Rolling Submissions
PPA 1st Draft
sent to IPart
6-5 weeks before
planned submission

PPA Submission
Deadline is
4 Weeks
before planned
federal submiss.
(rolling deadlines)>
DOD SOCOMM Direct to Phase II 2022.4
Topics Include:
224-D001: Track Correlation Data Deduplication for SOF Mission Command
224-D002: Natural Language Processing for Special Operations Force
224-D003: Low No Code Data Manipulation and Discovery for Special Operations Forces
224-D004: Human Machine Teaming for Reduction of Operator Cognitive Load
Pre-Release
Open to 7/21/22
7/21/228/23/22
CLOSED
No IPart Support
DOC NIST SBIR- 2022-NIST-SBIR-01
DOC NIST ARP - 2022-NIST-SBIR-ARP-01
Fast-Track Phase I&II

SBIR & ARP
3/2/22
SBIR & ARP
3/2/22
SBIR CLOSED
ARP CLOSED
SBIR ONLY
Tues 4/5/22
Technologies for Improving Minority
Health and Eliminating Health Disparities
(R41/R42- Clinical Trial Optional)

1/5/22
3/4/22
*LOI Due 3/5/22
4/5/22
CLOSED
Tues 3/8/22
DOT SBIR
Pre-Release/Topics
1/5/22
Pre-Release/Topics
2/3/22
ant.
3/7/22
CLOSED
Mon 2/7/22
DOE SBIR/STTR PHI FY23
PhI Release I TOPICS
*Hyperlinks to actual FOA will be updated at link
upon release. Dates Subject To Change
Topics Issued
7/11/22
FOA Release 8/8/22
LOI Due 8/29/22
After LOI Accepted
Response
10/11/22Tues 9/13/22
NOAA 11/16/2112/13/21
LOI Due
2/18/22
CLOSED
Fri 1/21/22
Dept. of Education SBIR Phase I 2022
Dept. of Education SBIR Direct to Phase II 2022
12/1/2112/1/212/1/22
CLOSED
Mon 1/4/22
HHS Omnibus (NIH)
Clinical Trails not allowed:
PA-22-176 SBIR-NIH, CDC & FDA
PA-22-178 STTR-NIH
Clinical Trials Required:
PA-22-177 SBIR-NIH
PA-22-179 STTR-NIH
PHS 2022-2 Program Descriptions & Research Topics Document
2022 SBA approved topics list for budget waivers

NIH SBIR/STTR GRANT FORMS
FY22-23 Released
6/2/22
6/2/229/6/22
1/5/23
4/5/23
Mon 8/8/22
Thrs 12/1/22
Wed 3/8/23
DOD 22.4 SBIR/22D STTR--
10/6/2112/31/22Fri 12/2/22
NIH SPECIAL SOLICITATIONS

New – Direct Phase II will be added as an allowable
Application Type either by Notice or in the solicitation in
Part II Section II if SBIR Direct Phase II will be accepted.

See the current list of Notices that have added Direct
Phase II to SBIR solicitations:http://bit.ly/2P0lm1H
VARIES
VARIES
VARIESVARIES
ask IPart
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - SBIR12/15/21
12/15/21
1/19/22
CLOSED
Wed. Dec 22, 2021
Dpt.of Transportation (DOT) - SBIR
DOT TOPICS
2/7/22
2/7/22
3/2022
CLOSED
Mon Feb 7, 2022

Release – Agency Announces Topics | Open – Earliest Federal Proposal Submission Date | Close – Final Federal Submission Date

For future and anticipated proposal submissions, please note the following GENERALIZED
SCHEDULE. This is based on previous years’, Phase I typical release/close timeframes.
ALL Open & Closed dates should be double checked against each Agency’s ACTUAL SOLICITATION when released and available.

As with typically all IPart deadlines to receive assistance, IPart Pre-proposal Applications (PPAs) [MicroGrant, MicroVoucher (Phase I PPAs)], or Federal Marketing Assistance (FMA – Phase II PPAs (IPart does not assist with Fast-Track or Direct to PHASE II Proposals!) need to be in reviewable form, a minimum of 4 weeks prior to a federal submission deadline.  IPart Director or Partner Sponsor should see client’s PPA 1st Draft 6-5 weeks PRIOR to the FEDERAL Deadline!

Typical Phase I Release and Close Dates By Federal Agency

Agency/ProgramReleaseClose
Dept. of Commerce (DOC)
(NIST & NOAA)JanMar
NovFeb
Dept. of Defense (DOD)
Release.1/.ADecFeb
Release .2/.BAprJun
Release .3/.CAugOct
Dept. of Education (DOEd)
DecFeb
Dept. of Energy (DOE)
Release 1AugOct
Release 2NovFeb
Dept. of Health/Human Services (NIH, CDC, FDA)
Omnibus Stnd Date 1Jun1 st Week Sep
Omnibus Stnd Date 2Jun1 st Week Jan
Omnibus Stnd Date 3Jun1 st Week Apr
Special TopicsVariesVaries
ContractsAugOct
Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)
(S&T & DNDO)NovJan
Dept. of Transportation (DOT)
OctDec
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Has VariedHas Varied
Nat’l. Aeronautics and Space Admin. (NASA)
NovJan
Nat’l. Science Foundation (NSF)
Release 1OctDec
Release 2AprJun
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
JulOct