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

DoD 2014.A STTR Solicitation

This solicitation is CLOSED.

Attention Feb 24, 2014
NOTE: Navy topic N14A-T001 has been removed from this solicitation.

Important Note: In addition to following the DoD-wide instructions in the DoD Program Solicitation, proposers must also follow the Component-specific instruction for the Component to which they are applying—see table below.

Component Topics Last Modified Format
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DoD Instructions:
2014.A STTR
February 3, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word
Army March 26, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word
Navy March 10, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word
Air Force March 10, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word

Important Note: A list of modifications made to the solicitation since its release to the Internet is available here.


Topic Q&A (SITIS): During the solicitation period, communication between small businesses and topic authors is highly encouraged. During the Pre-Release period, you may talk directly with topic authors to ask technical questions about the topics. Their names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses are listed within each solicitation topic. For reasons of competitive fairness, direct communication between proposers and topic authors is not allowed during the Open period when DoD is accepting proposals for each solicitation. However, proposers may still submit written questions about solicitation topics through the SBIR/STTR Interactive Topic Information System (SITIS). In SITIS the questioner and respondent are anonymous and all questions and answers are posted electronically for general viewing until the solicitation closes. All proposers are advised to monitor SITIS during the Open solicitation period for questions and answers and other significant information relevant to their SBIR/STTR topics of interest.

Topics Search Engine: Visit the DoD Topic Search ToolExternal Link to quickly and easily find topics by keyword across all DoD components participating in this solicitation. Once you find a topic of interest to you, remember to read the Component-specific instructions for that topic from the table above.

Proposal Preparation and Submission: All SBIR Proposals must be submitted electronically through the DoD SBIR/STTR Electronic Submission Website, as described in the Proposal Preparation and Submission of Proposal sections of the program solicitation.


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Important Dates

February 3, 2014
Solicitation enters pre-release

March 5, 2014
Solicitation opens and DoD begins accepting proposals

March 26, 2014
SITIS closes to new questions

April 9, 2014
Solicitation closes to receipt of proposals at 6:00 AM ETplan ahead and submit early.

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