NIDA Application Resources

The NIH SBIR/STTR program has a comprehensive suite of resources to help small businesses submit their application successfully and take a step closer to moving their product towards the market. 

This includes a list of NIDA’s programmatic priorities and overall interests, a 4 step process involved in successfully submitting an application, and additional NIH and State resources and funding opportunities, such as the Niche Assessment, I-CorpsTM and Commercialization Accelerator Program.   


3-Step Applications Process

To submit a strong application, each small business must first develop an innovative idea, complete 5 key registrations, communicate with NIDA staff to find the best funding mechanism and finally, write a strong applicaiton. Don't worry, we are here to help. 

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Sample Applications

The NIH and NIDA SBIR/STTR program have compiled a suite of resources to help you submit your applicaiton succesfully. This includes sample applications, an outline of a commercialization plan and an annotative version which breaks down the SFS424 (R&R) Application page by page.

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NIH Translational Neuroscience Resources

NIH offers a number of programs and resources that small businesses can tap into in order to help move their products toward the market. We've put together a comprehensive list of resources that target various stages of the product development pipeline. This includes Target ID, HTS, Lead Optimization, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Studies.

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Success Rates

Putting together a competitive application takes time and hard work. To better understand your shots on goal, NIH publishes its award statistics. This includes NIH overall, as well as individual NIH Institutes, such as NIDA.

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