The Department of Commerce (DOC) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) posted a SBIR Commercialization Technical Assistance Solicitation notice on the Federal Business Opportunities (www.fedbizopps.gov) website on July 24, 2012.
A portion of the SBIR notice appears below for your convenience.
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Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Solicitation Number: SB1341-12-RP-0020
Posted Date: July 24, 2012
Response Date: August 8, 2012
Statement of Work
I. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program has awarded Phase 1 contracts to small businesses (hereafter referred to as “awardees”). The purpose of SBIR Phase 1 is to determine the technical feasibility of the research the awardee proposed. The NIST SBIR program has a requirement for a contractor to provide awardees with technical and business expertise to identify optimum pathways to promote successful transition of the Phase 1 and 2 R&D research results to commercialization.
II. SCOPE OF WORK:
The contractor shall identify the current state of each awardee’s research results and provide appropriate commercialization assistance. Since each awardee may be at a different level of product development, the contractor shall work with the awardee to customize a set of services that best support the awardee.
PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:
The period of performance for the commercialization assessment deliverables on this contract shall commence for six months.
Due Date for Proposals: