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

DoD 2002 STTR Solicitation

This solicitation is CLOSED.

Program Solicitation

This file contains the proposal preparation instructions and requirements, important new information about the DOD STTR program, 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 STTR January 2, 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 and the Component-specific instructions for the participating DoD Components—Army, Navy, Air Force, BMDO, and DARPA. These topics are the R&D areas under which the DOD Components are seeking proposals. (To contact the topic authors, see next paragraph.) The topics and instructions are available in the following formats:

Important Note: The following Navy Topics have been deleted from the 2002 STTR Solicitation: N02-T009, N02-T013, N02-T018, N02-T019, and N02-T020.

Component Topics Last Modified Format
HTML PDF MS Word
Army January 2, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
Navy January 2, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
Air Force January 2, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
BMDO January 2, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word
DARPA January 2, 2002 HTML PDF MS Word

Important Note: Between January 2 and February 28, 2002, 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 February 28, 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 (2002 Q&A) during the solicitation period for questions and answers, and other significant information, relevant to the STTR 02 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.

  • Reference A—Cost Proposal
  • Reference B—Fast Track Application Form, available in PDF Format (requires that you download the forms and complete on a typewriter) or HTML FormatExternal Link (allows you to complete the forms electronically and print out a hard copy to submit to DoD.)
  • Reference C—Model Agreement for the Allocation of Rights
  • Reference D—Proposal Receipt Notification
  • Reference E—Directory of Small Business Specialists
  • Reference F—SF 298 Report Documentation Page
  • Reference G—DOD Fast Track Guidance
  • Reference H—List of Eligible FFRDCs
  • Reference I—DOD SBIR/STTR Mailing List Request

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

January 2, 2002
Solicitation issued for public release

March 1, 2002
DoD begins accepting proposals

April 17, 2002
Solicitation closed

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