NCI issues targeted grant solicitations with specific focus areas. The receipt dates for these opportunities may or may not align with the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) standard receipt dates (i.e., January 5, April 5, and September 5), so please read the solicitation carefully before applying.
- Technology Development for Single-Molecule Protein Sequencing (PAR-21-247)
This targeted funding opportunity seeks to fund technology development research efforts in instrumentation innovation and sample preparation/processing approaches for single-molecule protein sequencing.
- Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): National Cancer Institute SBIR/STTR Program Announcement Regarding Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Technologies for Low-Resource Settings (NOT-CA-21-062) NCI encourages grant applications from small businesses to develop or adapt, apply, and validate existing or emerging technologies into user-friendly, low-resource setting-appropriate technologies for cancer prevention, diagnosis, or treatment.
- Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (PA-20-047, PA-20-025) This targeted funding opportunity is for projects that focus on developing next-generation technologies and tools to better define cell heterogeneity and organization rules. The goal of the funding opportunity is to accelerate the development and translation of cutting-edge single cell analysis approaches.
SBIR Technology Transfer (NOT-NS-22-017) (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) This targeted funding opportunity aims to help move commercially-viable technologies from the NIH Intramural Program to the marketplace.
Utilization of Cohorts and Prospective Study Designs for Liquid Biopsy Assay Validation for Early Detection of Cancers (NOT-CA-23-004) The goal of the funding opportunity is to facilitate early cancer biomarker assay development, verification, qualification, and validation utilizing statistically powered retrospective cohorts and/or through prospective studies in the appropriate populations with a sound study design.