The latest round of #DoD #SBIR funding dates was just released! Start preparing your proposals and call your consultant.
#DoD #SBIR Key Dates
SBIR Pre-Release Began on December 10, 2019. You are now welcome to ask clarification questions to program officials. The official opening date has been announced as January 14, 2020. At this time, you can begin submitting proposals. Announcement Closes on February 12, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. ET, so make sure you have your proposal submitted before this date.
Requirements and Eligibility
A few reminders regarding eligibility and required registrations. Eligible entities are small businesses based in the U.S. with fewer than 500 employees and an #innovative solution to a problem outlined in the #Dod #SBIR proposal topic list. Required registrations include in this order, EIN and DUNS, SAM, grants.gov (both organization and PI profile.) and SBA registry. Some items to organize in advance to aid your consultant in helping with proposal prep includes research team information, equipment and location information, references used to arrive at your hypothesis, a research plan, and any proof of registration from the portals required to participate in the #DoD #SBIR.
The Department of Defense #SBIR program seeks #innovations that can aid defense initiatives in some way. See the #DoD website for a complete list of topics approved for this round of #funding. If you think #DoD #SBIR is a good fit for your company, start planning your proposal today. More about DOD SBIR.
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