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The NASA Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program is part of America’s Seed Fund, the nation’s largest source of early-stage non-dilutive funding for innovative technologies. Through this program, entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses with less than 500 employees can receive funding and non-monetary support to build, mature, and commercialize their technologies, advancing NASA missions and helping solve important problems facing our country. Whether your destination is the Moon, Mars, or the marketplace, the NASA SBIR/STTR program wants to help get you there!


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NASA SBIR/STTR Program Schedule

Find recent & future opportunities across the program

Last Updated: 07/15/24 | All dates are subject to change

OpportunityOpen DateClose DateSelection Announcement
Phase I | 2024 NASA SBIR/STTR Phase I Solicitations1/9/243/11/246/7/24
MPLAN | Pre-Phase I Opportunity for MSIs2/12/244/15/24June 2024
SBIR Ignite | 2023 NASA SBIR Ignite Phase II Solicitation6/21/24Early August 2024
SBIR Ignite | 2024 NASA SBIR Ignite Phase I Solicitation – Now Open!6/10/247/30/24Fall 2024
Phase II | 2023 NASA STTR Phase II Solicitation – Now Available!7/22/249/3/24Fall 2024


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