HSC Next 
SBIR Phase 0 Program

Are you a Tarrant County business looking to change the world?

We're looking for you.

Let’s Fund Tarrant County Innovation

What is it?

The HSC Next SBIR Phase 0 Program provides innovative Tarrant County companies with one-on-one guidance, beginning with technology assessment. Select companies will enter a comprehensive one-month, cohort-based program that meets weekly and guides them through the grant writing processes. Additionally, participants receive one-on-one mentorship with SBIR experts that help founders fine-tune their proposals to increase the likelihood of receiving federal funding.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A registered business in Tarrant County
  • Fewer than 500 employees.
  • Have innovative research or technology with market potential
  • Meet  federal requirements for Phase 1 grants

Phase 0 Process


Complete the form to tell us more about your company.

Apply Now

Select companies will meet weekly with their cohort and be assigned an expert mentor.


Pursue non-dilutive grant funding through America's Seed Fund.

Follow Up

Confirm proposal successfully submited, reviewer comments and notification of award.

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