Oregon Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants

Phase 0 and Phase 00 Grants

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:

  • Professional fees to develop the SBIR/STTR Phase I application (e.g., technical consultants, writer, reviewer)
  • Other professional fees (e.g., legal, accounting) directly related to preparing the SBIR/STTR Phase I application
  • Other out-of-pocket costs directly related to preparing the SBIR/STTR Phase I application (e.g., market research, technical database research or statistical analyses)

If you are interested in applying for a Business Oregon Phase 0 Grant, please email Mark Brady or call 503-689-5638.
Download the program guidelines   and application form .

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:

  • Professional fees to develop the SBIR/STTR Phase II application (e.g., technical consultants, writer, reviewer)
  • Other professional fees (e.g., legal, accounting) directly related to preparing the SBIR/STTR Phase II application
  • Other out-of-pocket costs directly related to preparing the SBIR/STTR Phase II application (e.g., market research, technical database research or statistical analyses)

If you are interested in applying for a Business Oregon Phase 00 Grant, please email Mark Brady or call 503-689-5638.
Download the program guidelines   and application form .

New Matching Grants

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.