Federal agencies are supporting research and development in the national response to coronavirus. These include SBIR and non-SBIR funding opportunities. Stay up-to-date directly with agencies.
- SBIR Comprehensive Coronavirus Page
- AFWERX – As part of the COVID-19 National Response Team’s effort to combat COVID-19, the Department of Defense has created this industry portal as a one-stop shop for defense industry, commercial companies and academia to share creative ideas with federal agencies to combat the virus.
- NCATS recently issued several notices of special interest that highlight the urgent need for research on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)
- Request a USG Coronawatch Meeting – The U.S. government is providing a portal for the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) medical countermeasures task force as a single point of entry for the submission of market research packages and meeting requests from interested stakeholders.
- National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a request for SBIR/STTR Phase I proposals addressing COVID-19. Read more.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a list of funding opportunities specific to COVID-19 that may be applicable to an existing SBIR/STTR award, including administrative supplements, Urgent Competitive Revisions that may allow for expanded scope of existing awards to address COVID-19, and availability of funding for Emergency Competitive Revisions.
- BARDA is seeking proposals for nine COVID related topics.
- Air Force Unite and Fight: Covid-19 Response Team includes a COVID-19 Interest Area for SBIR AF X20.R Direct to Phase ll Open Topic .
- US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has an expanded round of SBIR Phase l applications to address Ag challenges in existing topic areas due by May 21, 2020.
- Department of Energy (DOE) has requested ideas on COVID-19 research that DOE can support. Read more.
- Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a variety of business opportunities, including working with FEMA. Read more.
- The MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC), a consortium of minority-serving research institutions, industry and government partners established in collaboration with the US Army Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center, has an open call for capabilities to address the response to COVID-19.
- The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a biomedical technology consortium collaborating with the US Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC), has active solicitations to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is seeking white papers on PPE re-use and decontamination and N95 masks.
Contact CTC for proposal writing assistance. SBIR Assistance Micro-grants, up to $9K per company, are available.