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 Innovation and Commercialization Office (I&C), 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