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

DoD 2002.1 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 2002.1 SBIR October 1, 2001 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—Air Force, Navy, BMDO, DARPA, CBD, NIMA, DTRA 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:

Important Note: Due to the events of September 11, 2001, the following Navy topics of the FY2002.1 SBIR Solicitation are no longer offered; N02-093, N02-094, N02-095, and N02-103.

Component Topics Last Modified Format
HTML PDF MS Word
Air Force October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
Navy September 11, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
BMDO October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
DARPA October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
CBD October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
NIMA October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
DTRA October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word
SOCOM October 1, 2001 HTML PDF MS Word

Technical Questions: Between October 1 and November 30, 2001, 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 November 30, when DoD begins accepting proposals for 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. All proposers are advised to monitor SITIS (02.1 Q&A) during the solicitation period for questions and answers, and other significant information, relevant to the SBIR 02.1 topic under which they are proposing.

Proposal Cover Sheet and Company Commercialization Report: Your STTR Proposal Cover Sheet (formerly, "Appendix A and B") and Company Commercialization Report must be submitted electronically after March 1, 2002 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

October 1, 2001
Solicitation issued for public release

December 3, 2001
DoD begins accepting proposals

January 16, 2002
Solicitation closed

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