Small Business Grants

Small Business Grants

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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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Areas of Interest

The NINDS accepts a broad range of small business applications that are significant, innovative, and relevant to its mission. Those interested in human subject research should consider specific funding opportunities and relevant application information.

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Budget Information

Applicants should follow budget guidelines for the specific program announcements to which they have applied. There are topics which may require funds above typical budget caps.

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Small Business Grant Timeline

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


Company Showcase

Online portfolio of companies that have received funding from SBIR/STTR programs. We invite you to review the information to determine if there is any potential alignment with your portfolio and investment plans.

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Entrepreneurial Resources

The NINDS SBIR/ STTR program is committed to offering potential applicants and current awardees the resources to be successful in commercializing their technology.