DOD SBIR/STTR Topics Released – Updated 5/14/19

Department of Defense (DoD) recently released its Spring, 2019 SBIR/STTR solicitations. Check the DoD SBIR/STTR website for more information on participating military components and topics.

Important Dates for DoD’s Solicitation

  • SBIR/STTR Pre-Release Begins on April 19, 2019 (contact with agency staff allowed)
    • SBIR Requirements & Topics Located HERE
    • STTR Requirements & Topics Located HERE
  • Announcement Opens on May 31, 2019 (no contact with agency staff allowed)
    After this date, all questions need to be submitted through the publicly viewable SITIS Q&A SYSTEM.  In SITIS, the questioner and respondent remain anonymous and all questions and answers are posted electronically for general viewing.  Answers are generally posted within seven working days of question submission.  (Answers will also be e-mailed directly to the inquirer when the inquirer provides an e-mail address.)
  • Announcement Closes on July 1, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET
  • IPart Pre-Proposal Submission Deadline – COB Monday, June 3, 2019

Please note, each military component issues its own specific instructions. Check the individual component’s BAA for the most accurate information on proposal requirements.

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