Small Business Grants

Medical research robotic pipette device

Overview

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.
Planning your research checklist

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.
Stethoscope with financial statement, calculator and pen

Budget Information

NINDS accepts and supports SBIR and STTR clinical trial applications through specific funding opportunities.
Blue image of a calendar

Small Business Grant Timeline

It takes at least 9 months after submission for a successful application to receive an award.
Man in lab coat sitting at desk with computer

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.