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Proposal submission

SBIR/STTR proposals must be submitted via Proposal Submission System.

This system provides the ability to create, submit, track, and update proposals. Follow the steps below for accessing and submitting your proposal using Proposal Wizard Set-up.


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  • Click “Sign In” located at the top right of the screen and enter credentials. sign-in
  • From the My Desktop page, select the “Letters of Intent and Proposals” link under the Prepare & Submit Proposals category
  • Click the “Continue to Proposal System” button after reviewing the Welcome to NSF’s Proposal Submission System pop-up message. Letters of Intent and Proposals
  • On the next screen, select “Full Proposal” from the drop-down menu in the Prepare New tile on the preparation landing page. Prepare now - Full Proposal
  • Once “Full Proposal” is selected, the custom proposal setup wizard will initiate a new proposal.