Solicitation Announcement

DOE FY17 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement

Topics for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) FY17 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement have been issued and are available on the DOE website:

The following DOE program offices are participating in this solicitation:

  • Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)
  • Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
  • Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
  • Office of Nuclear Physics (NP)

Upcoming Topics Webinar

Please register for one or both of the DOE FY 2017 Phase I Release 1 SBIR/STTR Topics webinars and hear directly from the DOE Topic Managers as they briefly provide insight into their respective topics.

Webinar 1:  BES Topics 05-18.  Monday, July 25, 2016:  Register by clicking HERE.

Webinar 2:  ASCR, BER and NP Topics 01-4, 19-20 & 23-27.  Tuesday, July 26, 2016:
Register by clicking HERE.

These webinars are scheduled for 90 minutes or less and during registration you will be able to submit questions in advance as well as during each webinar.   If you can’t attend the live webinars, we’ll be recording each one.   But, you must register for that specific webinar to automatically receive an email with the recording link.

Please note: Technology Transfer Topics 21 and 22 will not be discussed in these webinars.   Please contact the TTO point of contact directly as listed in the Topics document on the DOE SBIR/STTR web site.


Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar

DOE will be holding a webinar to discuss the Funding Opportunity Announcement and application process on Monday, August 22, 2016.  Important changes to the DOE SBIR and STTR programs for the coming year will also be addressed. 


Important Upcoming Dates



Topics Released:

     Monday, July 18, 2016

Funding Announcement Issued:

     Monday, Aug 15, 2016

Letter of Intent Due Date:

     Tuesday, Sept 06, 2016

IPart PPA Due Date:

     Tuesday, Sept 20, 2016

Application Due Date:

     Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016

Award Notification Date:

     Monday, Jan 9, 2017*

Start of Grant Budget Period:

     Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017*

*Dates Subject to Change