Qualifying for SBIR Funding

  Are you a small business company (SBC)?

Then you likely qualify for SBIR funding – but just to be sure, check this out:

  • You must be a US Small Business Company
    • With fewer than 500 employees
    • You can be a subsidiary company but rules apply…
    • Foreign components are allowed but…
  • Principal Investigator of the application must commit >50% effort to the company, not to the project being funded
  • Restrictions on total # of funded SBIR Grants apply:
    • < 20 Phase I awards over a 5 yr period
      • <15 Phase II awards over a 10 yr period