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States with SBIR-Matching Funds

States with SBIR-Matching Funds

Accessing state matching with an SBIR grant ensures that research and development funding goes further for small businesses in need of capital to help with innovation, and are in line with the NIH Budget. Several states will match federal funds for SBIR/STTR: Florida,...

States Resources for Science Companies

States Resources for Science Companies

Below, please find resources for Life Science companies organized by state. Herein you will associations, support organizations, and information that will help you and your company in realizing your mission.   Alabama Organization Website Contact Information...

SBIR / STTR Paylines by NIH Institute

SBIR / STTR Paylines by NIH Institute

Knowing NIH grant paylines is important in having a good idea of whether or not your project will be funded. An NIH payline is determined based the combination of the available funds and applications for those available funds.  The Impact score is evaluated relative...

Security and Data Protection Tools

Security and Data Protection Tools

Grant Engine continuously focuses on data security across our Company. The recent Facebook outage likely lasted longer precisely because of the physical security hurdles that had to be overcome by Facebook employees in order to...

NIH SBIR Budget Waiver Topics

NIH SBIR Budget Waiver Topics

NIH_Topics_for_Budget_WaiversDownload Every funding period, NIH announces topics approved for budgets greater than $259,613 for Phase I SBIR/STTR awards, and greater than $1,730,751 for Phase II, presenting a lucrative opportunity for businesses. That being said, NIH...

NIH SBIR Contract Announcement

NIH SBIR Contract Announcement

The FY2022-1 Small Business Innovation Research Contract (SBIR) Program solicitation has been posted!   “The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invite small business concerns (SBCs) to submit research...

Knowing the Difference Between Accounting and Bookkeeping

Knowing the Difference Between Accounting and Bookkeeping

The two terms have become interchangeable in many ways, but accounting and bookkeeping are very different. Both are necessary for any business. Keeping meticulous financial records is all the more important for grant recipients who must remain compliant with the...

Grant Timelines: What Happens and When (Part II)

Grant Timelines: What Happens and When (Part II)

Taken as a whole, the SBIR process can seem daunting. When it’s broken down into its steps and phases, however, it becomes a lot more manageable. It is key to give yourself enough time to properly create a competitive SBIR application. Understanding the timeline...

Effectively Partnering with a Grant Writing Company

Effectively Partnering with a Grant Writing Company

When trying to secure non-dilutive funding, organizations are faced with a big decision – to write and submit the grant themselves or to partner with a grant writing company? The right grant writing company serves many purposes outside of actually writing and...