NOAA announces FY2022 SBIR funding opportunities in four categories

NOAA announces FY2022 SBIR funding opportunities in four categories

November 17, 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) FY22 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Notice of Funding Opportunity is now open. To be eligible to submit a Phase I application, small businesses must submit a required Letter of Intent via this form by December 13, 2021.

NOAA invites qualified small businesses to submit proposals for research and development of highly innovative technologies that have strong commercial potential and fit within the NOAA mission areas. Topics for this year’s solicitation include:

1) Climate Adaptation and Mitigation,

2) Weather-Ready Nation,

3) Healthy Oceans, and

4) Resilient Coastal Communities and Economies.

NOAA Phase I SBIR awards provide up to $150,000 with up to a six (6) month period of performance for conducting feasibility and proof of concept research, with a tentative award start date of August 1, 2022.

NOAA’s SBIR Program will hold an informational webinar on Thursday, November 18th at 2 p.m. (ET), which will include an opportunity for attendees to ask questions. Please register for the webinar at The recording will be posted after the event.

For more information on this solicitation, visit or contact the NOAA SBIR Program via email at [email protected].