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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program


small business innovation research
seed money for high risk, high reward private sector ventures


The NSF SBIR/STTR programs incentivize and enable startups and small business to undertake R&D with high technical risk and high commercial reward.

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Are you interested in research experiences/partnerships with NSF SBIR/STTR Phase II companies for students, teachers, CREST/RISE institutions, or community colleges? Please click HERE.

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