America’s Seed Fund, National Science Foundation.
Supports research and development of deep technologies, those that are based on discoveries in fundamental science and engineering, As we review applications, we consider your technology’s innovativeness, commercial potential, and possible societal impact.
Since 1977, America’s Seed Fund powered by NSF (also known as the NSF SBIR/STTR program) has helped startups develop their ideas and bring them to market. From 2007 to 2016, we funded roughly 400 companies each year.
National Science Foundation (NSF)