November 2020

Catch up on everything that
federal agencies need!
From the Sources Mouth federal agency training videos are now available to watch any time at Get valuable information from multiple agencies.

Important Update: 
CCRPP applications now being accepted
NASA’s SBIR/STTR program is offering the Civilian Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program for fiscal year 2021. Apply now!

DOE SBIR/STTR requirements and release dates
The US Department of Energy requires Phase I SBIR or STTR applicants to submit proposals on a specific topic and subtopic. Each release includes a specific set of DOE offices. Learn how Fiscal Year 2021 offices are divided.

What happens
after the award?

Tip #5
Don’t let indirect costs cost you profit
(or worse)
The costs of running the company — as opposed to producing a product — are considered “indirect” costs and are too often ignored when setting the price for a product or service. And that can cost you.

New NIH RePORT site open for business
The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools website is a one-stop shop for reports, data and analyses of NIH research activities. And now it’s faster, easier and better than ever.

NIH offers additional funding opportunities
All SBIR/STTR-eligible companies should be aware that the agency offers more funding and assistance programs to small businesses than the standard SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II, and FastTrack opportunities.

SBIR/STTR TechConnect Summits
have gone virtual!
Join from anywhere on November 17-19, 2020 — live or on-demand. Don’t miss this unique opportunity.

Do you know how SHARPhub can help you?

The Sustainable Heartland Accelerator Regional Partnership Hub (SHARPhub) is an initiative of BBCetc. If you’re a researcher in Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota, SHARPhub can help bring your life-science technology to market.

Find out more at

Health & Human Services
SBIR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Not Allowed Funding Opportunity Announcement 

STTR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Not Allowed Funding Opportunity Announcement 

SBIR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Required Funding Opportunity Announcement 

STTR Omnibus/Parent Clinical Trial Required Funding Opportunity Announcement 

Nat'l. Science Foundation
Submission windows:
Sept. 4, 2020 - Dec. 3, 2020

Department of Defense
Announcements Open: 8/21/2020
Announcements Closes: 12/31/2020

Announcements Open: 8/21/2020
Announcements Closes: 12/31/2020


Upcoming Training and Events
For the time being, most training is either canceled or being done virtually. Check the BBCetc Events Calendar for updates.
About BBCetc
BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, LLC (BBCetc) works with technology-based entrepreneurs and companies across the U.S. on strategies to advance their R&D efforts to commercialization. The BBCetc team is nationally recognized for its success in helping clients secure federal funding through the SBIR and STTR programs. BBCetc services include research grant assistance, SBIR/STTR training and proposal development assistance, and grants and contract management.

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