Follow the application process as outlined below to identify funding, register your small business, apply, and follow up on your application. Applicants who request support for clinical trials must use the application process described in the Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation Awards SOP.
For questions about grants, contact the subject matter expert for the high-priority area of interest that applies to your project, or contact NIAID SBIR/STTR Program Coordinator Natalia Kruchinin.
For questions about contracts, contact Eileen Webster-Cissel, Chief, AIDS Research Contracts Branch.
Before submitting an application, determine whether you qualify for the NIAID Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program and find an open opportunity. Download the SF424 (RR) Application Guide as a reference during the application process.
Institutions must complete five different registrations before undergoing the application process.
After identifying an opportunity, follow the steps below to apply.
For general information on NIH Electronic Submission of Grant Applications program, go to Applying Electronically on the NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) website or go to Applying Electronically – Resources.
Find additional help while applying through the Grants.gov and eRA Commons Help Desks
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Grant applications are scored for scientific merit by a peer review group at the NIH Center for Scientific Review. Follow the steps below to stay current on the progress of your grant review.
After peer review, contact your program officer to discuss funding possibilities and options.
Last Updated July 03, 2014
Last Reviewed May 01, 2014