Solicitation Announcement

U.S. DOT’s 16.1 SBIR Solicitation Open

The 16.1 Solicitation will be open from October 14, 2015 to December 16, 2015. This solicitation will include the following topics:

  • 16.1-FA1: External Lighting Enhancements to Reduce Bird Strike Events
  • 16.1-FH1: Technological Enhancements to Improve and Expand Casual Carpooling Systems
  • 16.1-FH2: Connected Bicycle: Communicating with Vehicles and Infrastructure
  • 16.1-FT1: Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection Devices for Transit Buses

The solicitation, with more details on these topics and instructions on how to submit a proposal, will be published on DOT’s website and on October 14, 2015.  Visit this page for a synopsis of the solicitation.

U.S. DOT will host a pre-proposal webinar on October 21, 2015, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. ET. Anyone interested in applying is urged to attend this webinar, which will provide information on the application process and featured solicitation topics.