August 2020

Supplemental SBIR/STTR funding.
Did you know that TABA helps you cover commercialization and business costs that otherwise could not be included in your SBIR/STTR proposal?

Check out our Virtual SBIR training.
Live, interactive and relevant. Contact us at  734-930-9741 or .
What happens
after the award?

Tip #2 – Read everything. Carefully.
It may seem like Free Money but you’ll find that your award contract comes with a few strings attached. 
Local resources help move SBIR/STTR projects forward.
A lot of factors need to be considered when you're pursuing SBIR/STTR funding. But there are also a lot of local resources
available to help you. 

NIH Human Subjects Research: Changes to new Forms F
The newly released Forms F should be used for all NIH grant applications with due dates after May 25, 2020.

The 2020 Omnibus solicitations from NIH are out.
These documents will be required for the September 2020 NIH deadline. Access solicitations at .

Reminder: DoD SBIR/STTR Virtual Symposium
October 7, 2020
Discover what SBIR/STTR programs can do for your innovation and how it can help create value for the Department of Defense.

Department of Homeland Security LRBAA Today webinars:
Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement is an open invitation to submit proposals to address priority DHS needs. Upcoming webinars are:

Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems
August 20 1:00 - 1:30 pm ET

Detection Canine Research and Development September 24 1:00 - 1:30 pm ET


 Health & Human Services
SBIR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Not Allowed Funding Opportunity Announcement 
STTR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Not Allowed Funding Opportunity Announcement 
SBIR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Required Funding Opportunity Announcement 
STTR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Required Funding Opportunity Announcement 

Standard Due Dates: September 5, January 5, April 5. Due to the holiday weekend, the next standard close date is extended to September 8, 2020

Nat'l. Science Foundation
Submission windows:
Jun. 5, 2020 - Sep. 3, 2020
Sep. 4, 2020 - Dec. 3, 2020

Environmental Protection Agency
Open: Jun. 23, 2020  
Close: Aug 28, 2020

USDA FY 2021
Proposals due: October 23, 2020

Department of Defense
Pre-release: June 25, 2020
Open: July 10, 2020
Close: August 10, 2020 at 2pm Eastern

Department of the Army
Pre-Application Submission Deadline: July 29, 2020 
Application Submission Deadline: August 13, 2020  

Department of Energy
Topics posted: Jul 13, 2020
Solicitation posted: Aug 10, 2020
LOI due: Aug 31, 2020
Close: Oct 13, 2020


Upcoming Training and Events
For the time being, most training is either canceled or being done virtually. Check the BBCetc Events Calendar for updates.
A bout BBCetc
BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, LLC (BBCetc) works with technology-based entrepreneurs and companies across the U.S. on strategies to advance their R&D efforts to commercialization. The BBCetc team is nationally recognized for its success in helping clients secure federal funding through the SBIR and STTR programs. BBCetc services include research grant assistance, SBIR/STTR training and proposal development assistance, and grants and contract management.

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