NIH encourages applications for small business innovation research (SBIR) grants. This announcement is made together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Administration for Children and Families (ACF).
The SBIR program was created to: stimulate technological innovation in the private sector; strengthen the role of small businesses in meeting Federal research and development needs; increase the commercial application of Federally-supported research results; foster and encourage participation by socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses and women-owned businesses in the SBIR program; and improve the return on investment from Federally-funded research for economic and social benefits to the nation.
Potential applicants should contact Dr. Randall Stewart, program director, Channels, Synapses, and Circuits Cluster, NINDS; telephone: 301-496-1917; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA- 09-080.html.