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

Resources for Small Business


Web-based learning program that will introduce you to the Department of Defense SBIR and STTR programs and show you how to prepare and submit a proposal. This is a practical guide for beginners and a quick reference guide for more experienced program participants.


Find SBIR conferences and other events of interest here. You may also request a speaker, presenter or panelist from the Office of Small Business Programs SBIR office to give a presentation at your event.

Sample Proposals

DoD SBIR and STTR proposals must be prepared in accordance with the proposal requirements listed in Section 3.0 of the BAA. This section provides you with examples of acceptable proposals.

Model Contracts

Samples of SBIR contracts from the services and a few Department of Defense components are provided in this section. Phase I and Phase II contracts must be signed once an award is granted.

SBIR Brochures

SBIR program informational brochures that includes program summaries, information on the SBIR Phase III Program and a checklist for the acquisition community.

Invention Reporting

Invention reporting requirements of the Bayh-Dole Act requiring Small Businesses to report government funded inventions to the federal agency who made the award.


Watch interviews with program participants and learn from their experiences with the SBIR Program.

DCAA Resource Guide for the SBIR/STTR Program

An overview and listing of resources that the Defense Contract Audit Agency provides for the SBIR/STTR Programs.