Funding Opportunites

2021 NASA SBIR/STTR Program

Topics and Opportunity Opens Monday November 9, 2020

Full Proposals Due Friday January 8, 2021

The 2021 NASA Small Business Innovaton Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program will open on Monday November 9, 2021. If you have interest in partnering with ASU on any of the STTR or SBIR topics, please contact us for engagement with ASU faculty and facilites. Click Here to Contact Us


CubeSat Challenge

Deadline: October 18, 2017

Introducing the CubeSat Competition! The competition offers seven prizes of $5,000 for proposing new or innovative technology for CubeSats.


3D Elevation Program for the United States Geological Survey

Deadline: October 20, 2017

The 3D Elevation Program is a program to help generate new high resolution elevation data to serve multiple applications. The 3DEP is currently accepting proposals to request funding assistance for lidar elevation data.


Is a weekend on the moon around the corner?

ASU professor Jim Bell talks about why deep space is the new economic frontier

NASA Selects ASU Student Design as a 2024 BIG Idea Challenge Finalist

@ASUNewSpace Congratulates the ASU Luminosity Lab's AEGIS team including  @Jim_Bell, ASU NewSpace Director and Jim Rice, Associate Director Science and Research

ASU researcher Nick Rolston is developing solid-state batteries for use in ‘B-LO Zero’ environments with extreme temperatures, such as space

@ASUNewSpace helps bridge the gap from academic research to industry application #Innovation @Asunews

Space Business & Entrepreneurship Returns in Fall 2023 With a Cadre of Industry Speakers

Understand How Emerging Entrepreneurs Are Changing How The Space Industry Is Evolving with Professors Bell, Hardgrove, and Mauskopf

ASU Start Up Swift Coat Designs Anti-Fog Coating for Lunar Astronaut Helmets

ASU NewSpace Connects Co-Developers Professor Zachary Homan and Alumnus Peter Firth @SwiftCoatAZ With Space Industry Opportunities #innovation #Artemis

Planet and ASU Expand Partnership to Build Global Scale Solutions for Sustainability

ASU was named as Planet’s First Higher Education Partner in 2019

Shireen Dooling, Space Business & Entrepreneurship Alumna, selected for prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship

Dooling, a 2022 alumna of Professor Jim Bell's SES598 class, is exploring new methods of visual communication in relation to the space sciences.

NASA’s SLS rocket, LunaH-Map’s ride to space, launched for its inaugural flight as part of the Artemis lunar program

Jim Rice, ASU NewSpace Associate Director Science and Research, attended the historic event

NASA’s Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper, or LunaH-Map, is the first ASU-led NASA mission

Led by Jim Bell, ASU NewSpace Director and Craig Hardgrove, ASU NewSpace Director of Projects    

Launching LunaH-Map: Devils in the Details: Arizona State University (ASU)

NASA's LunaH-Map mission, which will map water-ice in shadowed regions of the lunar south pole, is set to launch in fall 2022. The miniature spacecraft, built by an ASU team, is roughly the size of a large cereal box.

ASU instrument to help solve the geologic mystery of the moon’s beautiful Gruithuisen Domes

@ASUNewSpace congratulates Director of Projects and co-investigator @hardgrove, selected to develop a neutron and gamma-ray spectrometer for @NASA's Lunar Vulkan Imaging and Spectroscopy Explorer (Lunar-VISE) #moon #innovation @asunews

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Is a weekend on the moon around the corner?

ASU professor Jim Bell talks about why deep space is the new economic frontier

NASA Selects ASU Student Design as a 2024 BIG Idea Challenge Finalist

@ASUNewSpace Congratulates the ASU Luminosity Lab's AEGIS team including  @Jim_Bell, ASU NewSpace Director and Jim Rice, Associate Director Science and Research

ASU researcher Nick Rolston is developing solid-state batteries for use in ‘B-LO Zero’ environments with extreme temperatures, such as space

@ASUNewSpace helps bridge the gap from academic research to industry application #Innovation @Asunews

Space Business & Entrepreneurship Returns in Fall 2023 With a Cadre of Industry Speakers

Understand How Emerging Entrepreneurs Are Changing How The Space Industry Is Evolving with Professors Bell, Hardgrove, and Mauskopf

ASU Start Up Swift Coat Designs Anti-Fog Coating for Lunar Astronaut Helmets

ASU NewSpace Connects Co-Developers Professor Zachary Homan and Alumnus Peter Firth @SwiftCoatAZ With Space Industry Opportunities #innovation #Artemis

Planet and ASU Expand Partnership to Build Global Scale Solutions for Sustainability

ASU was named as Planet’s First Higher Education Partner in 2019

Shireen Dooling, Space Business & Entrepreneurship Alumna, selected for prestigious Brooke Owens Fellowship

Dooling, a 2022 alumna of Professor Jim Bell's SES598 class, is exploring new methods of visual communication in relation to the space sciences.

NASA’s SLS rocket, LunaH-Map’s ride to space, launched for its inaugural flight as part of the Artemis lunar program

Jim Rice, ASU NewSpace Associate Director Science and Research, attended the historic event

NASA’s Lunar Polar Hydrogen Mapper, or LunaH-Map, is the first ASU-led NASA mission

Led by Jim Bell, ASU NewSpace Director and Craig Hardgrove, ASU NewSpace Director of Projects    

Launching LunaH-Map: Devils in the Details: Arizona State University (ASU)

NASA's LunaH-Map mission, which will map water-ice in shadowed regions of the lunar south pole, is set to launch in fall 2022. The miniature spacecraft, built by an ASU team, is roughly the size of a large cereal box.

ASU instrument to help solve the geologic mystery of the moon’s beautiful Gruithuisen Domes

@ASUNewSpace congratulates Director of Projects and co-investigator @hardgrove, selected to develop a neutron and gamma-ray spectrometer for @NASA's Lunar Vulkan Imaging and Spectroscopy Explorer (Lunar-VISE) #moon #innovation @asunews