Lead Optimization and Preclinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R43/R44)
The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support lead optimization and preclinical development of new therapies for diseases within the mission of the NIDDK with the SBIR program. SBIR Phase I projects under this FOA supportpreliminary steps in the process for lead optimization or preclinical development of therapeutics. SBIR Phase II supports lead optimization and preclinical development of lead candidates, and projects must be sufficiently advanced such that an Investigational New Drug (IND) or Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can be submitted by the end of a SBIR Phase II or IIB project. Applications are expected to have defined Milestones and Timelines detailing how the project will move forward with identified key Go / No Go decision points.
Funding Opportunity Details
Standard dates apply, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
*** Note new SBIR/STTR Standard Due Dates.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.