Welcome to the Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology’s application portal!


GENERAL INFORMATION:
Before you get started, there are a few things you should be aware of to make the application process as simple as possible.

  • In order to complete your online application, you must register for an account with a username and password. Your username and password will allow you the flexibility to complete your application at your convenience.

  • All fields are mandatory but can be completed with a ‘NA’ if you do not have the requested information at the time of application or if the question does not apply.

  • If you would like to go back to a previous application section, select the section name from the left panel. Use the continue button to navigate to the desired page.

  • You may use the "HELP/Assistance" button on the top right to email csit@njeda.com.

  • If asking questions regarding your specific application, please reference the Application ID # located on the top right of the screen.

  • Because some state systems have experienced longer than usual processing times due to COVID-19, applicants are encouraged to obtain copies of the required NJ documentation early in the process of completing their applications to avoid any delays in submission of supporting documentation



Round 4 SBIR/STTR Direct Financial Support Program

Round 4 SBIR/STTR Direct Financial Support Program opens on October 3rd at 9am and closes on November 14th at 5pm.

In order to apply a company MUST have received at least one prior federal SBIR/STTR award - no earlier than September 16, 2020




Clean Tech Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Program

The Clean Tech Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Program application will open on Monday, April 5, 2021 at 9 a.m.



Maternal and Infant Health (R&D) Grant Program

The Maternal and Infant Health (R&D) Grant Program application will open on Friday, July 1, 2022 at 9 a.m. The application will be open through August 26, 2022 at 5pm.



Clean Tech Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Pilot Program – Round 2

The Clean Tech Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Program application will open on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 9 a.m.



Catalyst Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Pilot Program – Round 1

The Catalyst Research and Development (R&D) Voucher Pilot Program application will open on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 9 a.m.




PLEASE gather the following documents before starting the application:
  • Employee verification information as appropriate for applicable company structure and staffing - i.e. most recent NJ WR-30 (W2 employees) or 1099 (contractors), Shareholder Agreement or K-1 or Offer letters

  • Current NJ Tax clearance certificate (listing New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology). See https://www16.state.nj.us/NJ_PREMIER_EBIZ/jsp/home.jsp.

  • If applicable, copy of Women and/or Minority owned business NJ certification See https://www.njportal.com/DOR/SBERegistry/Default/

  • If applicable, copy of Veteran Owned business NJ certification