Success Stories

The NIH is actively turning discovery into health by helping small businesses develop innovative technologies that improve health and save lives. Each year, the NIH awards thousands of grants to over 1500 small businesses in every state across the United States. Explore a number of successes from our small business program and submit your own success story here. We add new stories every month and we would love to include yours, too.

NIH Success Stories

Our interactive map can help you find small businesses in your area. Sort by funding institutes and centers, technology, or even development stage.

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Small Business Grantees Can Make Big Impacts

Find out how the NIH Small business program has helped companies respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Active Small Business Grant Awards

Browse the NIH portfolio of small business grant awards. Use mapping and visualization tools to explore the data.

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Tibbetts/Hall of Fame winners

The prestigious Tibbetts and SBIR Hall of Fame Awards are presented to SBIR and STTR champions from any of the 11 SBIR agencies that exemplify the mission and goals of the SBIR and STTR programs. Find out more here about the 2020 winners.

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Did you know?

Did you know that some of the leading biotechnology companies received SBIR funding when they were first getting started?

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Submit your story!

The NIH regularly adds more success stories to share. Send us your story for evaluation today!

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