NIH encourages grant applications for small business innovation research (SBIR). This announcement is made together with the CDC, FDA, and ACF.
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; support 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 Stephanie Fertig, research project manager, Office of Translational Research, NINDS, at 301-496-1779 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-096.html.