NIST FY 2024 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I NOFO

Release Date
October 24th, 2023
Open Date
October 24th, 2023
Due Date(s)
December 22nd, 2023
Close Date
December 22nd, 2023
Topic No.


Physical Infrastructure and Resilience


Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology


Type: SBIRPhase: Phase IYear: 2024


The Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking proposals for the NIST FY 2024 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I program. The specific topic of the solicitation is "Physical Infrastructure and Resilience". This solicitation focuses on research and technology related to physical infrastructure and resilience. The goal is to develop innovative solutions that enhance the resilience and reliability of critical infrastructure systems. The typical applications of the technology or research include improving the performance, safety, and security of infrastructure systems such as transportation, energy, water, and communication networks. The research should aim to address challenges related to infrastructure resilience, including natural disasters, cyber threats, and aging infrastructure. The Phase I program provides funding for feasibility studies and proof-of-concept research. The project duration is typically six months, and successful Phase I awardees may be eligible for Phase II funding to further develop and commercialize their technology. The solicitation was released on October 24, 2023, and the application due date was December 22, 2023. More information about the topic and the application process can be found on the NIST SBIR website at [solicitation_agency_url].