NSF SBIR/STTR Cohort Information Session: Tuesday, June 15, 9 – 10 AM.  Register Here!

Access $1.75M for your transformative project with strong commercial potential. The NSF SBIR/STTR programs focus on transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial potential and/or societal benefit. The NSF has more than $250M in the Fiscal Year 2021 to fund high-risk, high-payoff projects across the spectrum of science, technology, engineering, and manufacturing.

After the information session, any firm that desires to be in the cohort must be invited by the NSF to submit a proposal.  With an invitation, we provide expert assistance, in collaboration with your technical team, to prepare a high-quality proposal.   The cohort assists you to prepare an competitive proposal.

  • NSF SBIR/STTR General Overview
  • Electronic Registrations
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Proposal Elements
  • Broader Impacts
  • Intellectual Merit
  • Project Description
  • Project Summary
  • The Elevator Pitch
  • The Commercial Opportunity
  • The Innovation
  • The Company/Team
  • The Intellectual Merit: Technical Discussion/R&D Plan
  • Budget, Subaward Budgets, and Budget Justification
  • Indirect Cost Rate Determination
  • Collaborators and Other Affiliations
  • Facilities, Equipment and Other Resources

NSF Project Pitch:  Based on your approved NSF Project Pitch, your firm is automatically approved in the NSF SBIR/STTR Cohort.

Meeting Day and Time: Tuesday, 9-10 am (Online, Group and Individual Meetings)

Cost:  No cost