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NASA Small Business Partners Advance Lunar Technologies

5 U.S. small businesses were selected to receive a total of nearly $20M in Sequential Phase II funds as part of the NASA Artemis strategy to collaborate with commercial partners on our return to the Moon.

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NASA Invests in MSI & Small Business Partnerships

NASA released its first-ever opportunity for Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to propose for Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) research planning grants with the goal of fostering partnerships between MSIs and small businesses in preparation for the STTR Phase I solicitation. NASA has selected six proposals from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and five from Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) to receive M-STTR planning grants.

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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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Success Stories

NASA SBIR/STTR Success Stories

View success stories from small businesses that have participated in the NASA SBIR/STTR program.

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Many SBIR/STTR technologies have found success beyond the agency. NASA Spinoff highlights commercial products and services derived from NASA technology.

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Getting Started: Interactive Participation Guide

New to SBIR or STTR? In the process, but need additional information?

The interactive participation guide helps you navigate through all parts of the SBIR/STTR process

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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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