Training, mentoring & support to submit an SBIR proposal



Do you want to submit a proposal for SBIR funding but don't know where to start? Our two month SBIR Accelerator aligns all the resources you need to be successful in submitting a Phase I SBIR proposal to the National Institutes of Health. You will be shepherded through the process of incorporating your company (if necessary), registering with the correct government authorities, and writing your SBIR proposal. We will also connect you to experienced local SBIR reviewers who can give you feedback through the proposal writing process. 

Spring 2020 NIH SBIR Accelerator


Applications due:

Monday, December 9th


Program starts:

Friday, December 13th


Step 1:

Review SBIR/STTR topics to find a funding opportunity

Step 3:

Find partners and supporters for your product

Step 5:

Get feedback on your proposal from experts

Step 2:

Apply to OK Catalyst SBIR Accelerator

Step 4:

Learn how to write a high-quality proposal

Step 6:

Submit your propsal


  1. You must submit an SBIR/STTR proposal on behalf of a company that is organized as a for-profit business entity that operates primarily in the United States. The company must have fewer than 500 employees, and it must be 51%+ owned by US Citizens or permanent residents.

  2. Your company must have primary offices and/or operations in Oklahoma.

  3. You must identify a NIH SBIR/STTR topic that you'd like to pursue before submitting an application to our accelerator. Submissions are due by April 6, 2020, the omnibus solicitations for the NIH, CDC and FDA can be found here.



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