The DoD SBIR Desk Reference, is designed to assist you in the efficient processing of SBIR proposals and contracts. This Desk Reference describes practices that have proven to be effective in streamlining the SBIR process while protecting the government's interest.
In addition to general guidance, this Desk Reference contains appropriate web addresses and links, and sample payment vouchers and other sample forms.
This Desk Reference advances DoD-wide policy, set out in the 1995 SBIR Process Action Team report, to reduce the time between SBIR proposal receipt and award to four months in Phase I and six months in Phase II, and to reduce the gap in funding between phases I and II.Download the Complete Desk Reference [PDF]
If you have any suggestions or comments regarding this Desk Reference, please send them via the SBIR/STTR Help Desk or phone 866-SBIRHLP (866-724-7457).
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- Cover Letter
- Quick Reference Topics
- SBIR References
- ANNEX A: SBIR Policy Directive
- ANNEX B: STTR Policy Directive