SBIR Eligibility Requirements


The US Federal Government runs a program titled “Small Business Innovation Research” that gives grants to support R&D efforts of small, US companies.


The grants are available to all US companies who meet the following requirements:

  • Fewer than 500 employees
  • For profit, US owned and operated small business
  • The designated project lead must spend at least half their time employed by the small business
  • Subcontractors and consultants may be used, but at least 2/3 of the work must be done by company employees
  • All work must be done in the United States

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  1. [...] These grants are intended for US companies with less than 500 employees.  For more details, please see the full list of SBIR Grant Eligibility Requirements. [...]

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