Small Business Grants

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The NIH Small Business Grants Program is intended to stimulate a partnership of ideas and technologies in the private sector and strengthen the role of small business in meeting Federal research or research and development needs.
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Areas of Interest

NINDS is committed to helping small business concerns commercialize their technologies through its grant funding, technical assistance program participation, and outreach at meetings.
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Budget Information

NINDS accepts and supports SBIR and STTR clinical trial applications through specific funding opportunities.
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Small Business Grant Timeline

It takes at least 9 months after submission for a successful application to receive an award.
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Award Information

NINDS staff will contact you or your institution if your application is approved for funding to discuss the award start date and the funding level of project.