Once you have determined your eligibility for a Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer funding opportunity, two steps must be completed to successfully submit an application.
Step 1. Complete Required Registrations
Complete the required registrations necessary before a full application can be submitted.
Step 2. Complete and Submit Your Application
Complete your application by providing a letter of intent and submitting your full application at the appropriate times requested by DOE. Once applications have been submitted they undergo several reviews as part of the selection process.
<p>If you are applying for an SBIR grant for the first time, especially if you are a minority-owned or women-owned small business, or a small business from an under-represented state, you may be able to receive assistance with completing your Phase I application through DOE’s Phase 0 assistance program. Learn more. </p><p>In addition, the DOE SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposal Prep site is also available to help teach small businesses how to prepare a proposal in response to the DOE Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). <a href="https://science.osti.gov/SBIRLearning" target="_blank">Learn more. </a></p><p>Frequently Asked Questions on <a href="https://science.osti.gov/sbir/FAQs" target="_blank">DOE’s SBIR/STTR Program</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p>