2021 NASA SBIR/STTR Phase I Solicitation

2021 SBIR/STTR Phase I Solicitation Now Open

The Phase I solicitation for SBIR and STTR is open from November 9, 2020 to January 8, 2021. This is an accelerated release of the annual solicitation for 2021 to give firms an opportunity to receive Phase I funding sooner than our typical January release.

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2019 Phase II STTR Selection

2019 Phase II STTR Selection Announcement

We selected 19 proposals for follow-on funding totaling nearly $14.3 million to US small businesses and research institutions to build on promising technologies.

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Innovation & Opportunity Conference

Thank you for joining us for the Innovation & Opportunity Conference! Don't forget to check out the resource library. The video recordings of the event will be available in November.

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Resources for Small Businesses

Our program is keeping track of several funding resources and opportunities outside of the NASA SBIR/STTR Program that are available to small businesses in light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The page is updated periodically with new resources, so we encourage you to check back regularly for updates.

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NASA SBIR/STTR Success Story Feature

One small business partnered with the NASA SBIR/STTR Program to develop a new drone that could expand science research and more.

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sbir fy 2021 solicitation

FY 2021 SBIR/STTR Solicitation

Open from November 9, 2020 to January 8, 2021

Selections announced March 18, 2021*

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*Date subject to change

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