Navigating SBIR and STTR Opportunities During COVID-19

April 07, 2020

Resources for SBIR Organizations affected by CoronavirusDuring this challenging time, UES would like to share these helpful resources for organizations that are participating in the SBIR/STTR programs. SBIR/STTR Participating Agencies are providing guidance relevant to applicants and awardees regarding changes to solicitation deadlines, reporting requirements, or other administrative flexibility related to grants and contracts.

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Visit the Solicitations page for a collection of SBIR/STTR participating agency websites with specific information about the impact of COVID-19 on the application and awards process. In addition, here is a collection of links with related deadlines and details:

  • HHS (NIH, CDC, FDA) Omnibus Grant Funding Opportunity receipt date is April 6, 2020. NIH has issued a notice that all grant applications submitted late for due dates between 3/9/20 – 5/1/20 will be accepted through May 1, 2020.
  • NASA 2020 SBIR/STTR Phase I proposal deadline has been extended to April 20, 2020.
  • DARPA Broad Agency Announcement SBIR/STTR Opportunities close April 20, 2020.
  • NIST SBIR Phase I grant funding opportunity closes April 22, 2020. 
  • Air Force X20.R SBIR Direct to Phase II closes April 30, 2020.

In addition, federal agencies are supporting research and development in the national response to coronavirus. These include SBIR and non-SBIR funding opportunities. Stay up-to-date directly with agencies, and a listing is provided below.

To stay up to date on the overall federal response, visit Know of any resources we didn't mention? Tell us about them in the comments!

Read also: 5 Success Strategies to Secure SBIR and STTR Funding

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