The NASA SBIR/STTR 2020 Phase I Program Solicitation is now open! Proposals due by 3/20/2020 at 5pm

  1. The Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program helps small businesses commercialize their innovations. Consider selecting “opt-in” for the I-Corps Program when submitting your proposal. Opting in does not obligate you to participate.Proposal Submission SystemAll applicants must submit proposals using the Proposal Submissions Electronic Handbook (EHB). Please visit to log in and access resources to help you get started.Proposal Submission Tips

  2. For a more successful proposal, we recommend:

  3. Taking a look at this year’s Noteworthy Changes, such as funding to travel to the annual Innovation & Opportunity Conference and the Phase I STTR Pilot Purchase Card Program for reducing the time it takes to provide payments to awardeesIdentifying the appropriate Focus Area and Subtopic that your innovation falls within

  4. The new subtopic “pointers” indicate subtopics that are asking for related technologies—review the pointers to ensure you propose against the most relevant subtopic

  5. Checking out the Firm Templates to familiarize yourself with required formsBeing clear and specific in explaining how your idea will work and how it can be commercializedReviewing additional resources on the sbir.nasa.govwebsiteStarting the process as early as possible!

  6. Be sure to review the Certifications and Other Proposal Information section and start the SBA and SAM registration processes early

  7. If you have any questions or need support, please contact the Help Desk at 301-937-0888 or look forward to receiving your proposals by March 20, 2020.NASA SBIR/STTR Program

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