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Materials Available: Small Business Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs Webinar

June 11, 2024

If you are a research scientist interested in gaining entrepreneurial and leadership experience, check out the newly released Small Business Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs. This funding opportunity aims to support career development and R&D under a new entrepreneur’s direction. Learn more by accessing these resources, and apply before the next receipt date!

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Additional information about the Transition Grant for New Entrepreneurs

  • Award Types: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), Phase I and Fast-Track
  • Eligibility: PDs/PIs must have never been an independent PD/PI on a major research grant and must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Mentor(s): Applicants must identify mentor(s) to:
    • Provide technical and commercial guidance to advance the proposed research project
    • Support preparing and executing a career development plan to successfully navigate the entrepreneurial process, develop and commercialize products, or operate a small business
  • Due Dates: September 5, January 5, and April 5 (or the next business day, if falling on a weekend or Federal holiday)


Time: 3:00PM EDT - 4:30PM EDT