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Grants Policy

NIH has a number of grant policies that are relevant to NIH SBIR and STTR grantees. Acceptance of an award from NIH obligates the recipient to be aware of and comply with the terms and conditions of the award, including foreign disclosure requirements.

Before drawing down any award funds, please review any potential tax implications with a tax/accounting professional. 

Updated Policy on SBIR/STTR Organization Eligibility in Cases of Legal Action that Changes Small Business Status:  updates policy on SBIR/STTR organizational eligibility in cases of legal action, such as a merger, acquisition, or successor-in-interest, that changes the small business concern (SBC) organizational status so that the organization is no longer eligible for the SBIR/STTR program.

Watch this Human Subjects Research: What SBIR & STTR Applicants Need to Know webinar to learn about NIH's policies and requirements.


Guidance and Reporting Requirements

Recently awarded an SBIR/STTR award? Review this grants policy 101 guide for an overview of NIH’s grant requirements.

Learn how NIH’s Grants Policy Statement provides up-to-date policy guidance and serves as NIH’s standard terms and conditions of awards for grants and cooperative agreements.

Find requirements and resources about human subject research for the extramural community.

Discover how the appropriate patent or copyright can help researchers commercialize their SBIR/STTR technology.

Find out how iEdison helps government grantees comply with regulations that require federally funded inventions to be reported to the awarding agency.

Check out the latest news, policies, education, training, and information on animals in research for researchers and the general public.