NHLBI Small Business Program

The NHLBI is interested in Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) activities that advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. Below is a list of funding opportunity announcements that offer small business entrepreneurs a chance to obtain funding without requirements to give up equity or ownership for early-stage research and development.

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the NHLBI Small Business Program.

Learn more about the NHLBI Office of Translational Alliances and Coordination (OTAC), which coordinates the institute’s Small Business Program, offers services to SBIR/STTR applicants and awardees, provides digital education and online resources, and supports other SBIR/STTR awardee opportunities.

Program Officers

Funding Opportunities