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SBIR/STTR Overview

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Transcript of SBIR/STTR Overview

What does SBIR/STTR stand for?
SBIR
stands for
S
mall
B
usiness
R
esearch
I
nnovation
STTR
stands for
S
mall Business
T
echnology
T
ransfer
R
esearch
Where does the money come from?
Every federal agency with an extramural R&D budget over $100 million is required to contribute
2.8%
to the
SBIR program
Every federal agency with an extramural R&D budget over $1 billion is required to contribute
0.4%
to the
STTR program
Who is the administrator?
The SBA (Small Business Administration)
Who can apply?
For
SBIR
the small business must perform 67% of the R&D in Phase I and 50% of the R&D in Phase II
For
STTR
the small business must have a
research institution
as a partner and the small business must perform 40% of the R&D in Phase I & II
Intro to SBIR/STTR
What is SBIR & STTR?
SBIR and STTR are federal programs that allow small businesses to compete for research dollars to test, prototype and commercialize new products
Why?
Small businesses are creative and flexible and can bring new solutions to the market quickly
This equates to a combined total of $2.5 billion available annually
*Numbers based on 2015 data
Which agencies participate?
SBIR STTR
DOD NIH
NSF DOE
NASA DHS
USDA DOC
DOT EPA
DoEd
DOD
NIH
NSF
DOE
NASA
USDA
DOD
Dept of Defense

DOC
Dept of Commerce
USDA
US Dept of Agriculture
DOT
Dept of Transportation
NASA
Nat'l Aeronautics and Space Admin
DHS
Dept of Health and Human Services
DOE
Dept of Energy
DoEd
Dept of Education
NIH
Nat'l Institute of Health
NSF
Nat'l Science Foundation
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
Agency Abbreviations
How much money can you get?
Phase I

Feasibility/Proof of Concept
$150-225K
Phase II

Prototype
$1-2.5M
Phase III

Commercialization
Funded by private sector
or by federal agencies
Small businesses
(SBA definition < 500 employees)
with a
defensible idea
or intellectual property
What's a research institution?
A university or a national lab
How do you apply?
Need Idea? Have Idea?
Once you have an idea in mind (your own or one you can partner on), determine which agency you should be working with
(
Hint:
what does your innovation solve? Which agency cares about that?)
If you don't have an idea in mind, start by contacting the Technology Transfer Office of a university and ask for an opportunity to review technology and innovations they want to see commercialized
Contact the Federal Agency
Sample Cycle from DOE
What are the steps to apply
Topics
announced by federal agency
FOA
Funding Opportunity Announcement
LOI
Letter of Intent
Application
Review & Selection
Contract
Release of Funds
Phase I

Budget cycle and projects begin
Find out what the SBIR and STTR cycles are
Review the interest
TOPICS

Decide which topic area you think your innovation belongs
Contact the Program Manager
for the topic area you are interested in
Share your idea and see what the Program Manager has to share
It's not rocket science...
...well in some cases it is
This
presentation
is brought
to you by
Mysty Rusk
MyZe Strategies

MyZeStrategies.com
916.612.7590

When the FOA
(Funding Opportunity Announcement)
is made submit your LOI (Letter of Intent) using the agency's form/process
*This allows the agency to start lining up reviewers
BEFORE you can apply you must REGISTER
There are 3 distinct steps needed to COMPLETE the grant application process and they take time and are intertwined

-DO NOT PROCRASTINATE ON SUBMISSION PREP-
1 Get your DUNS number
2 Complete a SAMS registration
3 Complete grants.gov registration
Once you've COMPLETED these steps you will
be able to START the application process
(make lots of notes and print everything)
Sample Topic List from DOE
Submit the Application
Use the application for the federal agency you are working with and follow the directions and process
The review process takes 6-12 weeks depending on the agency
SBIR and STTR are great tools to bring new ideas to life and great innovations to market
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