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

Benefits to Your Program

Program managers can reap a number of benefits by integrating SBIR technologies into their acquisition planning. These include:

  • Achieving capability requirements affordably by using an alternate source of non-program funding
  • Generating cost savings to achieve both acquisition and life cycle cost goals
  • Capitalizing on the innovation and agility of small business
  • Enhancing existing capabilities through the insertion of technology enablers for deployed systems
  • Mitigating risk in developmental or existing systems
  • Addressing capability gaps and meet challenging performance requirements