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

DoD 1999.1 SBIR Solicitation

This solicitation is CLOSED.

Important Note: All proposers are advised to monitor SITIS (99.1 Q&A) during the solicitation period for questions and answers, and other significant information, relevant to the SBIR 99.1 topic under which they are proposing.

Program Solicitation

This file contains the proposal preparation instructions and requirements, program description, definitions, methods of selection and evaluation criteria, and contracting information. The Program Solicitation is available in the following formats:

Solicitation Last Modified Format
HTML PDF MS Word
DoD 1999.1 SBIR October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word

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


Solicitation Topics

These files contain solicitation topics for the participating DoD Components—Navy, Air Force, DARPA, BMDO, DTRA, CBD and SOCOM—and Component-specific instructions. These topics are the R&D areas under which the DoD Components are seeking proposals. The topics and instructions are available in the following formats:

Component Topics Last Modified Format
HTML PDF MS Word
Navy October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word
Air Force October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word
DARPA October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word
BMDO October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word
DTRA October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word
CBD October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word
SOCOM October 1, 1998 HTML PDF MS Word

Topic Authors: This file is no longer available as of December 1, 1998, because direct communication between proposers and topic authors is not allowed once DoD begins accepting proposals under this solicitation. However, proposers may still submit written questions about solicitation topics through the SBIR/STTR Interactive Topic Information System (SITIS)External Link, in which the questioner and respondent remain anonymous and all questions and answers are posted electronically for general viewing until the solicitation closes.

Solicitation Appendices:Appendices A through E contain the forms that you submit with each SBIR proposal. They are available in the following formats.

Solicitation References: contain important information referenced in the solicitation. The references are available in PDF format, and can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat ReaderExternal Link.


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

October 1, 1998
Solicitation issued for public release

December 1, 1998
DoD begins accepting proposals

January 13, 1999
Solicitation closed to proposals

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