Small Business Innovation Research Program

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Small Business Innovation Research Program

Resource: Small Business Innovation Research Program
Hosted by: Small Business Administration
To learn more contact: https://www.sbir.gov/

The Small Business Innovation Research program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development that has the potential for commercialization. SBIR Phase I and Phase II grants are available through several federal agencies.

Primary Assistance: Finance
Location(s): Virtual
Primary Requirements: Small Business Concern as defined by SBA regulations at 13 C.F.R. §§701-705
Industry Focus: Varies by awarding agency
First Step: Apply
Submission or start date: Yes

About the author

NWBC Council administrator

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is a nonpartisan federal advisory council established to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, the Congress, and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration on issues related to women’s business enterprise. The Council is comprised of eight small business owners from across the country, six representatives of national women’s business organizations, and one Chairperson, Liz Sara, who was recently appointed by President Donald J. Trump in August 2018.