Competing Renewal Awards of SBIR Phase IIB Grants for Brain and Behavior Tools (R44-Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications that propose to continue the process of developing complex instrumentation, clinical research tools, or behavioral interventions for mental disorders. This FOA specifically encourages applications for the competing renewal of previously funded Phase II SBIR or STTR grants to further develop the aforementioned types of technologies.


  • SBIR/STTR Due Dates: Sep. 5, Jan. 5, Apr. 5

PA-18-567 Expiration Date:January 6, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Only United States small business concerns (SBCs) are eligible to submit applications for this opportunity.



Amount Description

Budgets of up to $1,000,000 total costs per year for up to three years may be requested for Phase IIB applications.

Funding Type



Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

January 5, 2020