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Spring 2020 Solicitation is now open. A required letter of intent is due on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT

About the NHIRC

The NHIRC was created in 1991 by the New Hampshire Legislature to support innovations through industry and university collaborations, thereby increasing the number of quality jobs in the state. Since its inception, the NHIRC has awarded more than $8 million in state funds to support research projects and has been responsible for the creation or retention of more than 685 jobs. Its awardees have received more than $32 million in federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, over $950,000 in National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF-EPSCoR) funds, and over $900 million in investment/acquisition capital.

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Writing Workshop

NHIRC hosts periodic workshops where we help you get some insight into what SBIR and STTR grants are all about and help you develop and strengthen your proposals.

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"High Leverage. Strong Impact"

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FY 2017 Impact Report