Opportunity number
Department of Defense (DOD)
Other Defense Agencies
Due date
April 26, 2022
Advanced Manufacturing Big Data Broadband Energy Information Technologies Infrastructure Innovation Public Safety Research Transportation
Project funding
Phase I: $70,000 - $150,000 for 6 to 12 months. Phase II: $500,000 - $1,000,000 for 24 months
Funding size
Up to $5M

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

RFP Summary provided by the agency

The objectives of the DoD Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program include stimulating technological innovation in DoD’s Science and Technology Emphasis Areas, strengthening the role of small business in meeting DoD research and development needs, fostering and encouraging participation by minority and disadvantaged persons in technological innovation, and increasing the commercial application of DoD-supported research or research and development results.

What is the mission and focus of the program: research, social, economic or others?

The SBIR Program is a three-phase program.

Phase I is to determine, to the extent possible, the scientific, technical, and commercial merit and feasibility of ideas submitted under the SBIR Program.
Phase II awards will be made to firms on the basis of results of their Phase I effort and the scientific merit, technical merit, and commercialization potential of the Phase II proposal.
Phase III, the Proposer is required to obtain funding from either the private sector, a non-SBIR Government source, or both, to develop the prototype into a viable product or non-R&D service for sale in military or private sector markets.

How do you submit to this opportunity?

SBIR Preface Instructions and Solicitation Website
WEBLINK for this DoD SBIR Solicitation is: https://sbir.defensebusiness.org

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