• Dates: January 20 – April 5, 2022 
  • NIH SBIR/STTR Deep Dive – January 20th, 9 AM – 12 PM (Mandatory Session) (A separate email will be shared with the approved firms.)
  • Up to 20 firms will be accepted into this cohort.
  • Free and confidential assistance

The National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control SBIR/STTR programs invest over 1 billion dollars into health and life science companies that are creating innovative technologies that align with NIH/FDA/CDC’s mission to improve health and save lives. A key objective is to translate promising technologies to the private sector and enable life-saving innovations to reach consumer markets.

As an approved Accelerator Cohort participant, we will help you and your team prepare and submit a high-quality grant application for funding consideration.  We provide the expertise and the navigation for you through 1:1 individualized and customized assistance.  Our assistance is delivered through weekly or bi-weekly virtual meetings on Thursday at a mutually agreed time.   

The Cohort content includes, but not limited to:

  • Funding Opportunity Announcements
  • Federal Electronic Registrations (Required to submit a proposal)
  • Program Director Communications
  • Institute/Study Section Selection
  • Research Area – Topic Selection (Waived vs Non-Waived)
  • Clinical Trial vs Non-Clinical Trial
  • Planning the R&D Project
  • Proposal Requirements
  • Project Narrative
  • Project Summary
  • Specific Aims
  • Research Strategy
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Indirect Cost Rate Determination