Growing Iowa’s Own By Increasing Iowa’s SBIR/STTR Successes
The Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Outreach Program is designed to increase the rate of successful grant applications for Iowa’s innovative businesses seeking federal grants through the Small Business Administration’s SBIR/STTR programs.
The Iowa Economic Development Authority has delegated to the Innovation Corporation administration of the SBIR/STTR Outreach Program. [Download application here]
The program has four components:
- Pre-registration Requirements
There are a number of preliminary steps to be completed before applying to our program. Click here to download the pre-registration checklist.
- Proposal Idea Review
The Iowa Innovation Corporation has contracted with Grow Emerging Companies to provide 1 hour reviews of potential Phase I SBIR Ideas.
- Third-party-proposal assistance
100% paid for professional proposal assistance from an Innovation Corporation approved third party vendor for SBIR/STTR Phase I and II applications.
- Matching Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance of up to $50,000 commitment to match on Phase I awards from the Innovation Corporation.
For details regarding application timeframe, please view our Project Timeline Chart, here.
For more information contact us.