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Targeted Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)

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The NHLBI is currently participating in the following targeted funding opportunities.

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Transcatheter Cerclage Mitral Valve Annuloplasty for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation (SBIR-Technology Transfer RFP)

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NHLBI-HL-13-15 image of external link icon

August 9, 2012

NHLBI SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies for Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders and Diseases (SBIR)

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SBIR: HL-13-016

June 19, 2012
June 19, 2013
June 19, 2014

NHLBI Announces Participation in PA-11-347, NINDS SBIR Technology Transfer (SBIR-TT [R43/R44])

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NINDS PA: PA-11-347

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Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes (SBIR/STTR)

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SBIR: HL-12-020
STTR: HL-12-024

July 11, 2012

Small Business Alzheimer's Disease Research

SBIR: RFA-OD-12-003

STTR: RFA-OD-12-004

April 30, 2012

New Technologies for Viral Hepatitis (SBIR/STTR)

SBIR: PA-12-090

STTR: PA-12-091

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New Approaches to Arrhythmia Detection and Treatment (SBIR/STTR)

SBIR: PA-10-117
STTR: PA-10-118

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Directed Stem Cell Differentiation for Cell-Based Therapies for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases (SBIR/STTR)

SBIR: PA-09-249
STTR: PA-09-250

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New Technology for Proteomics and Glycomics (SBIR/STTR)

SBIR: PA-11-215
STTR: PA-11-214

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Bioengineering Nanotechnology Initiative (SBIR/STTR)

SBIR: PA-10-150
STTR: PA-10-149

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Innovations in Biomedical Computational Science and Technology Initiative (SBIR/STTR)

SBIR: PAR-09-220
STTR: PAR-09-221

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SHIFT Award: Small Businesses Helping Investigators to Fuel the Translation of Scientific Discoveries (SBIR)


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If your research doesn't fit one of the targeted FOAs above, you can submit an investigator-initiated application using the Omnibus Grant Solicitation or find another NIH Institute or Center that is more closely aligned with your research interests. You can view the SBIR/STTR FOAs for all of NIH here or search the NIH Guide for funding opportunities here.

Last Updated April 2012

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