The federal government will be phasing out the use of DUNS numbers for entities by April 4, 2022. This will be replaced by a 12-character unique entity identifier (UEI) through If your entity is already registered with, then a UEI will be assigned to you automatically. You can log in at to find your UEI. If not, then you can register your entity and/or receive a UEI at You can check your registration status here. Note that will be down from April 1 – 4, so if you are a new applicant planning to apply for the HHS Omnibus solicitation deadline of April 5, you must register by Tuesday March 29.

Upcoming SBIR Programs:

Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Opportunities Info Sessions | March 29, 2022 2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET) | Register here.

SBIR/STTR Phase I at the National Science Foundation | April 6, 2022, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (ET) | Register here.

HHS (NIH, FDA, CDC) SBIR/STTR Deep Dive Sessions | April 14, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (ET) | Register here.