NIAID supports small businesses conducting research and development within a variety of important areas that help bridge the gap between basic science and the commercialization of new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies.
Select the NIAID division or office below that best aligns with your area(s) of research to find our high-priority areas of interest, topics, and associated contacts.
- Division of AIDS. Research areas of interest relate to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, detection, and drug development.
- Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation. Topics of interest include asthma and allergies, autoimmune disease, the immune system, radiation exposure, and transplantation.
- Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Research areas of interest include the detection of infectious diseases, diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines.
- Office of Biodefense Research and Surety. Topics are related to the development of therapeutics/medical countermeasures to protect against, mitigate, and treat the short- and long-term adverse health effects of deliberate and/or accidental exposure to highly toxic DHS-designated Chemicals of Concern. Find more information at Chemical Countermeasures Research Program.
Subscribe to receive NIAID small business information and opportunity alerts at NIAID Email Updates. Open the Research Funding category, then open NIAID Funding Opportunities and select Small Business Awards (SBIR and STTR).