Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)


NIH’s Office of Extramural Research (OER) has several offices working collaboratively to administer and manage NIH grants policies and operations. These offices include the Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration (OPERA), Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), and the Office of Extramural Programs (OEP), which is where the SBIR/STTR programs are located. To learn more about the various offices that manage NIH’s policy-related tasks, please view OER’s organizational chart.

This page contains information from the various OER offices about NIH grant policies that is relevant to NIH SBIR/STTR grantees and those interested in applying for an NIH SBIR/STTR award.

NIH Late Submission Policy: Replaces NOT-OD-11-035, and extends the late window for application submissions to two weeks. Click here to view.

Guidance and Reporting Requirements