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NIA Small Business Funding Opportunities

NIA participates in a broad range of funding opportunities, research and development (R&D) programs, and technical assistance that address innovations in healthy aging as well as Alzheimer’ disease (AD) and AD-related dementias (ADRD).

NIA SBIR and STTR Omnibus Funding

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2020 NIH SBIR/STTR Omnibus Solicitation

SBIR (PA-20-262)

STTR (PA-20-261)

Clinical trial required

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

2020 NIH SBIR/STTR Omnibus Solicitation

SBIR (PA-20-260)

STTR (PA-20-265)

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

Omnibus Funding Information

NIA SBIR and STTR Opportunities Targeting AD/ADRD

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Advancing Research on AD and ADRD

SBIR PAS-19-316

STTR PAS-19-317

Clinical trial optional

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $500,000; Phase II $2.5 million

NIH Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) Program

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CRP Technical Assistance

SBIR & STTR PA-20-128

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limit: $300,000

CRP Technical Assistance and Late Stage Development

SBIR & STTR PA-20-129

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limit: $1.75 million/year for 2 years ($3.3 million total)

CRP Technical Assistance and Late Stage Development

SBIR & STTR PA-20-130

Clinical trial required

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limit: $1.75 million/year for 2 years ($3.3 million total)

CRP Funding Information

Supports Phase II and Phase IIB awardees with technical assistance to help develop regulatory strategy and submissions to the U.S Food and Drug Administration and other agencies as well as support manufacturing, replication of key studies, compliance activities, and other commercialization readiness research.

Other NIH Technical Assistance Programs

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NIH Applicant Assistance Program (AAP)

A free 10-week program for first-time and never-funded applicants

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Application portal opens: April 26, 2021

Outreach webinar: May 4, 2021, 12:30-2:00 p.m. ET

Q&A office hour: May 12, 2021, 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

Application deadline: May 20, 2021, 5:00 p.m. ET

Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) at NIH Program

An 8-week entrepreneurial training course for active Phase I SBIR and STTR awardees

To be determined

Due date: To be announced

Commercializing Innovation (C3i) Program

A 24-week entrepreneurial training course for all active SBIR and STTR awardees developing medical devices

More Information

Annual due date: July 1

SBIR Technology Transfer

Funding to help commercialize technologies from the NIH Intramural Research Program

SBIR PA-18-705

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

NIH Special Initiatives

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Non-Viral Technologies for In Vivo Delivery of Genome Editors

SBIR PAR-20-098

STTR PAR-20-109

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

HEAL Initiative: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management

SBIR RFA-NS-20-010

STTR RFA-NS-20-008

Clinical trial required

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

HEAL Initiative: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management

SBIR RFA-NS-20-011

STTR RFA-NS-20-009

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

BRAIN Initiative: Development Optimization, and Validation of Novel Tools and Technologies for Neuroscience Research

SBIR PA-18-871

STTR PA-18-870

Clinical trial not allowed

Standard due dates: January 5, April 5, September 5

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

NIH Administrative Supplements and Notices

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Promoting Diversity in Research and Development

SBIR & STTR PA-18-837

Clinical trial not allowed

Due dates: Rolling submissions accepted until September 5, 2021

Budget limit: $250,000 in direct costs

Promoting Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers

SBIR & STTR PA-18-592

Clinical trial not allowed

Due dates: Rolling submissions accepted until September 8, 2021

Budget limit: $250,000 in direct costs

Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements

PA-20-272

Clinical trial optional

Due dates: Rolling submissions accepted until October 8, 2023

Budget limit: $250,000 in direct costs

Notice of Special Interest: SBIR and STTR Applications Directed at the Adoption of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) Standard

NOT-OD-19-127

Budget limits: Phase I $300,000; Phase II $2 million

For additional guidance and information on preparing your application:

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