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The NIH/CDC SBIR Contract Solicitation PHS 2017-1 Has Been Released
The HHS SBIR Contract Now Requires Electronic Submission!
The NIH and CDC SBIR Contract ( PHS 2017-1) has been released! All proposals are due by October 21, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT. Please follow the directions in the solicitation very carefully. You must respond exactly to a topic in the solicitation.
New Submission Process: There is a new electronic submission process for all proposals. Applicants must use the Contract Proposal Submission (eCPS) website to submit their proposal. No other method of proposal submission is permitted. Instructions for electronic submission are provided in the solicitation.
Pre-proposal webinar: We will also have a pre-proposal conference, via webinar, on August 24, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT. This informational webinar will discuss the PHS 2017-1 solicitation, and in particular will discuss the new electronic contract proposal submission (eCPS) website. Register for the webinar!
Those interested in the PHS small business research GRANT programs, where investigator-initiated research ideas are encouraged, should use the SBIR (PA-16-302) and STTR (PA-16-303) Omnibus solicitations. You can find solicitation links on our Funding page. To understand better the differences between grants and contracts, view the Apply page.