The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Funding Opportunities

NCATS SBIR/STTR Applications Due Sept. 5, 2017


The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has several open Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program funding opportunities. SBIR and STTR funding supports small business entrepreneurs working on the advancement and commercialization of translational research technologies. NCATS is particularly interested in applications focused on drug discovery and development; biomedical, clinical and health research informatics; and clinical research management.

The next deadline to apply for the following opportunities is Sept. 5, 2017, 5:00 p.m. local time:

 2017 Omnibus Grant Solicitation*

Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells

Platform Delivery Technologies for Nucleic Acid Therapeutics

Tools for Cell Line Identification

* For the 2017 Omnibus Grant Solicitation, NCATS will not accept SBIR/STTR applications that include clinical trials.

Visit the NCATS website to learn more about funding opportunities for small businesses, as well as eligibility requirements and research priorities. Contact NCATS SBIR and STTR program staff to discuss your research idea or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a program officer.

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 NCATS’ SBIR and STTR programs are engines of innovation for developing and commercializing tools, technologies and intervention platforms to support the creation of new therapeutics and diagnostics. SBIR and STTR are government set-aside programs for domestic small businesses to engage in research and development that has the potential for commercialization and public benefit.