The Department of Commerce (DOC) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently posted pre-solicitation notices for their 2013 SBIR Phase I programs on the Federal Business Opportunities (www.fedbizopps.gov) website.
The release of the NIST 2013 SBIR solicitation is anticipated around December 4, 2012. The presolicitation notice, which is available at www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6575f238e95da4327adcdde28fa53b84&tab=core&_cview=0, indicates that:
A public website will be available where technical questions may be submitted by the interested parties and answer provided by NIST experts will be posted. This public Q & A will be available during the open solicitation period at http://nist.gov/sbir. All other questions regarding the solicitation must be submitted via e-mail to Ms. Dana Rae Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The release of the NOAA 2013 SBIR solicitation is also anticipated around December 4, 2012. The presolicitation notice, is available at www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=46bd4c307f120f2deb92eb34055c2d7a&tab=core&_cview=1.
For more information regarding the DOC NOAA SBIR program, visit the newly designed website (part of the NOAA Technology Partnerships Office) at http://techpartnerships.noaa.gov/SBIR.aspx.
General SBIR – related inquiries may be directed to the NOAA SBIR Program at (301) 713-3565, or SBIR@noaa.gov. Additional questions should be directed to Joan Clarkston, Contract Specialist at (816) 426-7469, fax at (757)664-3623, or email email@example.com