Open Federal Agency Solicitations

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
HHS Omnibus (NIH)
Clinical Trails not allowed:
PA-18-574 PHS 2018-02 SBIR-NIH, CDC & FDA
PA-18-575 PHS 2018-02 STTR-NIH
Jan 16, 2018Jan 16, 2018Sep 5, 2018

Jan 7, 2019

Apr 5, 2019
Wed, Aug 8, 2018

Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Fri, Mar 8, 2019
HHS Omnibus (NIH)
Clinical Trails not allowed:
PA-18-573 PHS 2018-02 SBIR-NIH
PA-18-576 PHS 2018-02 STTR-NIH
Jan 11, 2018Jan 16, 2018Sep 5, 2018

Jan 7, 2019

Apr 5, 2019
Wed, Aug 8, 2018

Mon, Dec 10, 2018
Fri, Mar 8, 2019
Dept. of Defense (DOD)
SBIR 2018.2 and STTR 2018.B
Apr 20, 2018May 22, 2018Jun 20, 2018Wed, May 23, 2018
National Science Foundation (NSF)
SBIR 18-550 and STTR 18-551
Mar 14, 2018Mar 14, 2018June 14, 2018Thu, May 17, 2018

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) need to be in reviewable for a minimum of 4 weeks prior to a federal submission 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)
JanMar
Nat’l. Science Foundation (NSF)
Release 1OctDec
Release 2AprJun
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)
JulOct