The University of Iowa

SBIR/STTR Procedures

The University of Iowa (UI) partners with small businesses that receive funding under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) federal programs. Before applying for SBIR/STTR funding, please review the specific program announcement to learn of any conditions/restrictions associated with the program – see

If you are thinking about submitting, or have been asked to be a UI subcontract partner, in a SBIR-STTR application, visit this page to see what steps to take.

Also, as with any sponsored project at UI, an SBIR/STTR project must be routed through DSP.

Find the routing policy here: