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April 22, 2020 | Tom Ballard

NSF places particular emphasis on proposals related to COVID-19 during latest SBIR and STTR solicitation

Phase I and II applications to the National Science Foundation under its latest Small Business Innovation and Research Grant (SBIR) and the Small Business Tech Transfer (STTR) solicitation are due June 4, and the federal agency is particularly interested in submissions from businesses with technologies and services relevant to COVID-19 crisis response.

Applicants for Phase I funding are granted $256,000 to cover R&D costs. Previous Phase I recipients may also apply for Phase II funding, which provides up to $1 million to companies on their road to commercialization.

For those interested, here’s a good guide.

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