NCI SBIR encourages small businesses developing highly innovative and transformative technologies that have the potential to create new scientific paradigms, establish entirely new and improved approaches to significantly improve cancer research, prevention, detection and care in pediatric and/or rare cancers to apply for the NCI SBIR Innovative Concept Award. The program announcement is now available on SAM.GOV.
Few salient features of the Innovative Concept Award
Only proposals from eligible small businesses will be considered for award. This size standard is established by law for the SBIR program, regardless of the NAICS Code assigned. To be eligible as a small business, the business concern may have no more than 500 employees, including the employees of its Affiliates. See 13 C.F.R. § 121.702. Other requirements apply, as well – see the SBA’s SBIR Policy Directive for further eligibility requirements - https://www.sbir.gov/sites/default/files/SBIR-STTR_Policy_Directive_2019....
You can find more information about this award in the program solicitation.
Offerors are invited to submit white papers which will allow the NCI to provide feedback on whether or not the proposed idea falls within the scope of what this solicitation is seeking. More details on this will be included in the solicitation. For more information about this program, please contact Cherie Wells (firstname.lastname@example.org).