If your business carries out scientific research and development (R&D), you may qualify for federal grants under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. These programs are found throughout the federal government with coordination services and support provided by the Small Business Administration.

SBIR and STTR programs are designed to encourage small businesses to undertake R&D projects that:

  • Meet federal R&D objectives
  • Have high potential for commercialization

Programs and grant information at government agencies

Here are links to information and resources related to  SBIR and STTR programs at specific federal government agencies.


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