2021 SBIR/STTR Phase I Solicitation

The next Phase I solicitation for SBIR and STTR is scheduled to be 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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The FY21 NASA Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (CCRPP) application period is October 26th to December 7th, 2020. Eligible firms must secure funding from one or more investors, and NASA will match the investments with SBIR/STTR program funds between $500,000 and $3 million for each CCRPP award.

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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 2020 solicitation

FY 2020 SBIR/STTR Solicitation

Open from January 21, 2020 to April 20, 2020

Selections announced June 30, 2020

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