Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 4/18/2022

NIEHS SBIR Phase IIB Validation of Sensors for Improved Environmental Exposure Assessment (R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) supports Phase IIB (R44) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant applications from small businesse concerns (SBCs) to conduct validation studies and accelerate the commercialization of promising environmental health science-related sensor technologies developed in previous Phase II grants or contracts funded by NIH or other federal agencies. The goal of this program is to demonstrate sensor data quality, tool reliability, and usability under real-world conditions in order to transition to more wide-spread adoption and commercialization of these sensor technologies in environmental epidemiology studies, community-based studies, and other public health intervention efforts.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): November 4, 2020
  • Application Due Date(s): December 4, 2020

​RFA-ES-20-016 Expiration Date December 05, 2020

Eligibility Requirements

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

Amount Description

Budgets up to $1M total costs per year for the Phase IIB may be requested. Durations up to 3 years for Phase IIB may be requested.