NIH encourages grant applications for small business innovation research (SBIR). This announcement is made together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Administration for Children and Families.
The purpose of this initiative is to: stimulate technological innovation in the private sector; strengthen the role of small business in meeting Federal research and development needs; increase the commercial application of Federally-supported research results; foster and encourage participation of socially and economically disadvantaged small 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; telephone: 301-496-1917; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-050.html.