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Posted: 5/23/2024

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): SBIR/STTR Program Priorities to Bridge Gaps in Advancing the NIMH Mission

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is issuing this Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to encourage Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications to support research and development of complex technologies that require funding levels and durations beyond those reflected in the standard SBIR/STTR guidelines.?Note that diversity is encouraged, see Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity for more details. 

The overarching goal of the SBIR and STTR Programs at the NIMH is to support small businesses to develop technologies that can advance the mission of the Institute, including: 

  • basic neuroscience research relevant to mental disorders 
  • translational and clinical research of mental disorders 
  • clinical diagnosis or treatment of mental disorders 
  • dissemination of evidence-based mental health care 

This notice applies to due dates on or after January 5, 2024 and subsequent receipt dates through January 6, 2027.