SBIR/STTR Tutorials – Includes courses on Agency Introductions and Solicitations, Finding Topics, Registration Requirements, Patents, and many more topics.
SBIR/STTR How to Apply – Step-by-step instructions to apply for SBIR and STTR grants and when to talk to the NIH staff. Includes information on: Eligibility, Registering Your Company, Identifying Funding Opportunities, Preparing Your Application, Submission, and the Review Process.
Contacting Staff at the NIH Institutes and Centers – A table explaining the roles of program officials, scientific review officers, grants management officials, and Division of Receipt and Referral in NIH’s Center of Scientific review. Explains the responsibility of each group, when to contact them, and contact information.
Applicant Assistance Program: The AAP helps small businesses write and submit Phase I grant proposals providing coaching and guidance on application needs assessment, preparation, review, copy editing, and submission. The program is 10 weeks long and involves completing specific tasks. It is completed via a weekly phone call plus emails with an assigned coach. The average participation per week is around 15 to 20 hours. The AAP aims to help in particular the under-represented groups, women, minorities, and certain states. The application deadlines are ahead of each proposal deadline. It is a short, simple application. Around a third of applications are accepted.