Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

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Items of Interest

  • SBIR 2014.2 Solicitation closed to proposal submission on June 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM ET.
  • SBA Reauthorization Implementation Policy – Congress has reauthorized the SBIR/STTR Programs through September 30, 2017. While this Reauthorization contains many changes, all DoD SBIR/STTR Programs will continue to follow the current SBIR and STTR Policy Directives (unless otherwise noted in the SBA Implementation Policy) until new policy directives are released by the SBA and the DoD develops policy to implement any changes.
  • Senate SB chair Landrieu delivers National SBIR/STTR Conference keynote address.
  • The SBA has performed a series of improvements to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall SBIR program. Together, these improvements represent a new and improved SBIR, or as the SBA is calling it, "SBIR 2.0". More information can be found hereExternal Link.
  • SBA published in the Federal RegisterExternal Link proposed amendments to the SBIR Program to raise the SBIR Phase I award threshold amount from $100,000 to $150,000, and the Phase II award threshold amount from $750,000 to $1,000,000.

This graphic shows SBIR/STTR program results. Click on the tabs at the bottom of the graphic to view total Awards, Commercialization or Socioeconomic results by State or by Component. Commercialization results are the combined value of sales and additional non-SBIR investments, from either a federal or private entity, which result from, extend, or logically conclude any Phase II project. Click here to download the data for these graphics for FY 2009–2011.

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