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

DoD 2000.2 SBIR Solicitation

This solicitation is CLOSED.

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 2000.2 SBIR May 1, 2002 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—Army, Navy, DARPA, OSD and SOCOM. The solicitation topics are the R&D areas under which the DoD Components are seeking proposals. These files also contain the Component-specific instructions and list of DoD scientists and engineers who authored the solicitation topics ("Topic Authors"). The files are available in the following formats:

Component Topics Last Modified Format
HTML PDF MS Word
Army May 1, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
Navy May 1, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
DARPA May 1, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
OSD May 1, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
SOCOM May 1, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word

Technical Questions: Between May 1 and July 1, 2000, you may talk directly with the Topic Authors to ask technical questions about the topics. Their names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses are listed within each solicitation topic above. For reasons of competitive fairness, direct communication between proposers and topic authors is not allowed after July 1, when 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.

Proposal Cover Sheet and Company Commercialization Report: Your SBIR Proposal Cover Sheet and Company Commericalization Report must be submitted electronically through the DOD SBIR/STTR Electronic Submission Web Site www.dodsbir.net/submissionExternal Link, as described in Sections 3.4b and 3.4n of the program solicitation.

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

May 1, 2000
Solicitation issued for public release

July 3, 2000
DoD begins accepting proposals

August 16, 2000
Solicitation closed

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