Business Oregon has two types of grants to assist companies in accessing the federal SBIR/STTR grants: Phase 0 Grants and Phase 00 Grants.
The Phase 0 grants help businesses prepare applications to pursue federal Phase I SBIR/STTR grant funds. Funds can be used for:
The Phase 00 grants help businesses prepare applications to pursue federal Phase II or Fast Track SBIR/STTR grant funds. Funds can be used for:
Federal SBIR/STTR funding is a great source for early-stage companies, but it is not enough to help a company stand on its own. Business
Oregon's SBIR/STTR Matching Grant Program provides funds to match the federal award, which will help fill gaps and assist businesses build on projects and advance developed technologies.
Business Oregon may award Oregon-based companies grants of up to $50,000 to those that have received a federal Phase I SBIR/STTR award or up to $100,000 to those that have received a federal Phase II SBIR/STTR or Fast-track grant award. Budgets of up to $150,000 for Phase II or Fast-track matching grants will be considered if a very strong case can be made for the extra funds.
To apply for a matching grant, Business Oregon is accepting responses to the Request for Proposal (RFP) . To be considered, submit a complete application form and other required information as outlined in the RFP.