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U.S. National Institutes of Health

Small Business (SBIR and STTR grants)

The Cancer Diagnosis Program encourages small business investigators and their collaborators at academic institutions to apply for support for cancer diagnosis research through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant programs. Applications for small business grants may be submitted in response to specific initiatives such as those listed below or through the NIH omnibus solicitation for SBIR and STTR grants. The larger NIH-wide list of program announcements specific to small businesses and the omnibus solicitation are available on the NIH Small Business Funding Opportunities Page:

NIH Small Business Funding Opportunities Page

Current Initiatives (shown in order of publication in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts)

RFA-CA-07-039 (R43, R44)
RFA-CA-07-040 (R41, R42)
Innovative Technologies for Molecular Analysis of Cancer (SBIR/STTR)
RFA-CA-07-041 (R43, R44)
RFA-CA-07-042 (R41, R42)
Application of Emerging Technologies for Cancer Research (SBIR/STTR)
RFA-CA-07-043 (R43, R44)
RFA-CA-07-044 (R41, R42)
Innovations in Cancer Sample Preparation (SBIR/STTR)

Recent Small Business Grants Funded by CDP provides examples of applications funded in response to these and related prior initiatives

For further information:

NIH-wide SBIR/STTR announcements

NIH omnibus solicitation for SBIR and STTR grants

NIH Small Business Funding Opportunities Page

Full List of Cancer Diagnosis Initiatives