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

DoD 2014.B STTR Solicitation

This solicitation is CLOSED.

Attention September 10, 2014
NOTE: DARPA Instructions have been updated in this solicitation; see new sections 11.4 and 11.5.
Attention September 24, 2014
NOTE: DoD Instructions have been updated in this solicitation; see sections 2.1 and 5.4.c (10).
Attention September 24, 2014
NOTE: DTRA Instructions have been updated in this solicitation; see "Phase I Proposal Guidelines" and "Phase II Proposal Guidelines".

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
DoD Instructions:
2014.B STTR
October 14, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word
DARPA September 22, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word
DTRA October 1, 2014 HTML PDF MS Word
MDA September 22, 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.

If you are unable to download any of these files, please contact the SBIR/STTR Help Desk or phone 866-SBIRHLP (866-724-7457) for assistance. If you wish to be notified via email of future DoD SBIR/STTR solicitations and events, then subscribe to our Listserv.

Important Dates

August 21, 2014
Solicitation enters pre-release

September 22, 2014
Solicitation opens and DoD begins accepting proposals

October 8, 2014
SITIS closes to new questions

October 22, 2014
Solicitation closes to receipt of proposals at 6:00 AM ETplan ahead and submit early.

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