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SBIR/STTR Outreach Programs

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 information here.

The program has three components:

  • 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 additional information contact:

Anne Price
Statewide SBIR/STTR Coordinator
Iowa Innovation Corporation