The SBIR & STTR Programs
Welcome to the Department of Energy’s (DOE) SBIR & STTR Programs website. The purpose of this website is to provide information to small businesses interested in applying for DOE SBIR & STTR grants. If you cannot find the information you need, please contact us by phone or email using the information provided in the lower left tab.
New to the DOE SBIR & STTR Programs?
We strongly encourage all to start by watching the Overview Webinar in the banner above. The overview is about 1 hour and provides an in-depth understanding of the purpose of the programs, the technology areas covered, and the grant application process. To just view the presentation slides, click here (11.1MB) and in PDF here (3.8MB).
Interested in currently available funding opportunities?
The DOE SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) are listed on our Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) page. To learn about the technology areas with available DOE SBIR/STTR funding, view either the Topics documents or webinars in the Funding Opportunity Announcements FOA table.
To learn about the grant application requirements, please view the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Please note that the DOE SBIR/STTR Programs have a mandatory Letter of Intent requirement—you must submit a Letter of Intent according to the FOA requirements to be eligible to submit a full application.