America's Seed Fund | SBIR/STTR

Securing SBIR/STTR investments is complex and competitive! Don’t go it alone.

We understand your dream of bringing your innovation to market and growing your business. To do that, you need to secure funding. MNSBIR, Inc. has facilitated and catalyzed more than $68M for 95 small businesses and can help yours, too.

Demystify the SBIR/STTR process

Prepare high quality proposals

Access to expert coaching & support

Strong proposals get funded.

For 40 years, America’s Seed Fund – SBIR/STTR Programs has awarded over $60 billion to small businesses, helping them transform their ideas into marketable products and services.  Through a competitive process, 11 Federal agencies provide early-stage non-dilutive R & D funding to small businesses, enabling them to develop a technology and chart a path toward its commercialization.

America’s Seed Fund sets aside over $4 billion dollars annually for small businesses, but only 5,000 businesses get funded each year. The SBIR/STTR process is complex and competitive; you can’t afford to navigate it alone.

Free and Confidential Business and Technical Assistance

Education & Training

MNSBIR delivers virtual training to help you learn more about the programs.

Coaching & Mentoring

Following our training, you can apply to the Accelerator to apply for funding with our expert help.

Overwhelmed? We’re here to help!

We understand the world of federal R&D funding can seem intimidating. With so many requirements it’s hard to know where to start. MNSBIR has decades of experience navigating this environment. We’ve helped hundreds of qualified companies secure funding so they can develop innovative technology and chart a path towards commercialization.

Ready to get started?

The world of SBIR/STTR is complicated. To get started, all you need to do is determine your company & project eligibility. Once confirmed, we’ll walk you through the next steps to start your SBIR journey.


Attend Our FREE Overview Session

SBIR/STTR 101: An Overview of America’s Seed Fund is our FREE virtual information session that goes over the nuts and bolts of the SBIR/STTR programs.


Take the Self-Assessment

Is your company eligible for SBIR/STTR funding? Have you done the necessary preparation and research to apply? Take the assessment to find out.


Attend an Agency Deep Dive

Agency Deep Dive sessions give applicants more information about the opportunities and requirements of that agency. Once familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs, you’ll want to attend one or many of these sessions.

If you want to work towards commercialization, you need to work with MNSBIR.

Getting started in the federal research and development arena is complex process. It’s a journey, not a destination. MNSBIR provides outreach, education and coaching to help startups and small businesses navigate the federal R&D landscape to secure non-dilutive funding to research and commercialize their technologies into new products, services or processes.

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