About Us

MNSBIR, Inc. has catalyzed nearly $80M of SBIR/STTR investments for more than 100 startups and small businesses.

MNSBIR, Inc. assists US-owned and operated small businesses in Minnesota to secure non-dilutive funding from America’s Seed Fund – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, and other federal funding opportunities.

  • Our mission is to assist seed, emerging and existing small businesses to secure SBIR/STTR investments to transform their high risk, high-impact technologies into marketable products and services.
  • Our support is free and confidential aimed at increasing your competitiveness.
  • Our knowledge, experience and relationships are invaluable to firms new to the programs. We know first-hand how to navigate through these programs. With decades of demonstrated knowledge and connections across the 11 participating federal agencies, we make the journey less stressful for qualifying firms to navigate this competitive and complex environment.

Financial Sponsors

MNSBIR, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) organization; federal EIN: 32-0685806 is funded in part through a Federal and State Technology Partnership Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, the University of Minnesota, Technology Commercialization, and the Holmes Center for Entrepreneurship.

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