Get Free Expert Support for Building SBIR/STTR Applications from NIH NCI

Are you looking for advice on crafting a strong Phase I NCI SBIR/STTR funding application? The Applicant Assistance Program is a FREE resource geared toward helping small businesses like yours apply for early stage funding. By participating in this program, you can receive services such as SBIR/STTR application needs assessment, mentoring, Phase I SBIR/STTR application preparation support, and application review. If you are ready to move your cancer technology to the next level, apply by Thursday, December 12, 2019 on the AAP Application Portal.


Program eligibility is limited to small businesses who have not previously won an SBIR or STTR award from the NIH. Applications must fit within the mission of one of the four participating Institutes to receive consideration: 

  • The National Cancer Institute (NCI SBIR)
  • The National Institute on Aging (NIA SBIR)
  • The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI SBIR)
  • The National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke (NINDS SBIR)


If you are interested in participating in AAP, join us for an informational webinar on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 2-3 p.m. EDT. Topics to be covered include:

  • SBIR/STTR program basics
  • Eligibility criteria
  • AAP information
  • How to write an application for AAP

Click here to sign up for the webinar.

Posted in AZBio News.