NIH and CDC SBIR Contract Solicitation is Released
The NIH and CDC SBIR Contract (PHS 2016-1) has been released with proposals due by Oct. 16 at 5 PM EDT.

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 proposals. No other method of proposal submission is permitted. Instructions for electronic submission are provided in the solicitation.

A pre-proposal webinar, at 2 PM ET on Aug. 13, will discuss the PHS 2016-1 solicitation as well as the new electronic contract proposal submission (eCPS) website. Register for the webinar

Check NOT-OD-15-130 for topics, contracting officer contact information and other details. 

For a description of the differences between grants and contracts, click here.  For questions about any of the topics or general questions on contract administration, contact:

Rosemary M. Hamill
Include Solicitation PHS 2016-1 and the Topic Number when submitting questions.
Other Funding Opportunities
NIDDK - Develop New or Improved Closed Loop Automated Technologies for Diabetes Therapy and Monitoring (RFA-DK-15-022Intended to support cutting edge research conducted by small business leading to the development of innovative technologies that may advance progress toward an integrated, long term, automated, wearable, glucose regulated insulin/pancreatic hormone delivery closed loop system. Deadline 11/18/15

NIDA - Tools for Monitoring and Manipulating Modified RNAs in the Nervous System
RFA-DA-16-005 for the SBIR
RFA-DA-16-006 for the STTR
Deadline: 11/18/2015
Intended to incentivize small businesses to generate tools, technologies, and products for monitoring and manipulating covalently modified eukaryotic RNA, including messenger RNA and regulatory RNA.  
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SBIR/STTR Workshop
Sept 9 - Madison, WI

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Sept 10 - ABCs of SBIR/STTR Funding

Sept 17 - How to Prepare a Budget for SBIR/STTR Proposals

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HHS/NIH Omnibus
Close Sept. 5

Closes Oct. 8

Topics issued July 20. Opens Aug 17; closes Oct. 19

DoD SBIR 15.3 / STTR 15.C
Pre-releases Aug. 27; opens Sep. 28; closes Oct. 28