NIA Small Business Programs (SBIR & STTR)
Funding Innovation for Healthy AgingFunding is available to help turn your ideas into reality—and help Americans live longer, healthier lives!
Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Programs (SBIR-STTR) at NIA offer non-dilutive, no-strings-attached funding up to $2.5 million (depending on funding opportunity) to commercialize products addressing aging and aging-related diseases and conditions, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and the special problems and needs of older Americans. Find out if your business is eligible to apply for NIA's Small Business Programs, and download an overview of NIA Small Business Programs with tips for applicants (PPT, 1.23MB).
NIA has been granted an unprecedented research and development budget to address and develop interventions and therapeutics for people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and AD-related dementias (ADRD). Read more about NIA small business programs' special focus on Alzheimer's and related dementias.