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Small Business Technology Transfer Program - FY 2011 (STTR)
|Glenn H. Larsen
Important Information for Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after October 4, 2021. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 22-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
The small business programs stimulate technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns in meeting Federal research and development needs, increasing the commercial application of federally supported research results, and fostering and encouraging participation by socially and economically disadvantaged and women-owned small businesses.
The Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) requires researchers at universities and other research institutions to play a significant intellectual role in the conduct of each STTR project. These university-based researchers, by joining forces with a small company, can spin-off their commercially promising ideas while they remain primarily employed at the research institution.
In recent years, digital gaming has grown exponentially in its ability to entertain via digital worlds, knowledge dissemination, and in skill development. Today digitally experienced persons learn differently, presenting new business opportunities for small business entrepreneurs. In this NSF STTR solicitation, the topic is exclusively focused on "Digital Gaming in Education". For information reference section A.10.