Free Confidential Counseling

The Nevada SBDC's professional counseling services are available free of charge to small business owners and prospective small business owners. Nevada SBDC clients are counseled by professionals who utilize their educational and business experience to provide practical, relevant advice.

 

Program Differences

Differences between SBIR and STTR

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SBIR STTR
Phase I
Level of Effort
Minimum of 2/3 of the effort must be performed by small business Minimum of 40% of the effort must be performed by small business
Maximum of 1/3 of the effort may be performed by consultants and/or subcontractors Minimum of 30% of the effort must be performed by a non-profit research institution.
Phase II
Level of Effort
Minimum of 50% of the effort must be performed by small business (Same as Phase I)
Maximum of 50% of the effort may be performed by consultants and/or subcontractors (Same as Phase I)
Subcontractors May have subcontractors involved Must have non-profit research institute involved as subcontractor
Project Duration Phase I–Approximately 6 months Phase I–Approximately 1 year
Phase II–2 years Phase II–2 years
Maximum Award Amount Phase I–$225,000 Phase I–$225,000
Phase II–$1,500,000 Phase II–$1,500,000
Number of Agencies Participating 10 5
Principal Investigator Must be employed with small business May be employed with either small business or non-profit research institution. (This requirement varies among agencies.)