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DoD FY-23.1 SBIR and 23.A STTR Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)
Pre-release 1/11/23   Opens 2/08/23   Closes 3/08/23 12:00pm ET
SBIR
SYSCOMTopics
MCSC 5
NAVAIR 22
NAVSEA 29
ONR 15
SSP 7
DIR-P2 6
Total84
STTR
SYSCOMTopics
NAVAIR 8
NAVSEA 6
ONR 15
Total 29

The DoD issued its pre-release of their 23.1 SBIR and 23.A STTR BAAs on January 11, 2023, which will open to receive proposals on February 8, 2023, and closes March 8, 2023 at 12:00pm ET.

These BAAs are inclusive of 78 standard Navy SBIR topics, 6 Direct to Phase II topics, and 29 STTR topics from 5 of the Navy's SYSCOMs. Topics are subject to change during the pre-release period.

Direct communication with a topic's Technical Point of Contact (TPOC) is permitted during the pre-release period, January 11, 2023 through February 8, 2023 (at 12:00pm ET.)   [more..]

Complete requirements and detailed proposal submission guidelines are available on the DoD's Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal (DSIP) Quick and streamlined access to the Navy's SBIR and STTR topics are listed below.

 

DoD Releases Updated FY-23 SBIR/STTR BAA Calendar
The DoD has released their updated FY-23 SBIR/STTR BAA calendar. The Navy usually has topics in the 23.1/A, 23.2/B and 23.3 BAAs. The 23.4 is an annual BAA. The Annual BAA has topics released throughout the year with varying open and close dates for each agency component. Please refer to each topic release document under the Annual BAAs for more information. View DoD BAA website

Joint DoD FY-23 SBIR/STTR BAA Schedule
Dates subject to change
ProgramPre-ReleaseOpensCloses
DoD SBIR 23.1
DoD STTR 23.A
11-Jan-238-Feb-238-Mar-23
DoD SBIR 23.2
DoD STTR 23.B
19-Apr-2317-May-2314-Jun-23
DoD SBIR 23.3
DoD STTR 23.C
23-Aug-2320-Sep-2318-Oct-23
DoD SBIR 23.4
(Annual)
Annual BAAs have DoD topics released throughout the year with varying open and close dates. View DoD BAAs

 

Cybersecurity Information, Resources & Opportunities
Cybersecurity is a complex, critical and rapidly changing field of major importance to all, including small SBIR businesses. Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) awareness and conformance is mandatory for firms doing business with the DoD under contracts with CUI requirements.

 

SBTC Champion of Small Business Innovation Award

SBTC Director Jere Glover presents award to Bob Smith, Director of DON SBIR/STTR
Each year since 2015, the Small Business Technology Council (SBTC) has highlighted and honored some of the best Program Managers, Contracting Officials, PEOs, and Government officials for their work in helping SBIR/STTR companies commercialize their technologies. And 2022 is no exception!

At the 14 November SBTC meeting, Bob Smith, Director of DON SBIR/STTR Programs, was selected as a Champion of Small Business Innovation by the members of the SBTC.

Mr. Smith has led DON’s SBIR/STTR programs since December 2014. His stewardship has led the programs to unparalleled success and phenomenal growth in commercialization. Congratulations to a well-deserving leader!

Visit sbtc.org for details on the awards.

 

NAVY SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Updates - SBIR/STTR is Reauthorized!!!
The SBIR and STTR programs have just been Congressionally reauthorized, and will continue to run through September 30, 2025. The program was set to expire on Friday, September 30, 2022 and the agencies were prepared for a shutdown if necessary.

In this reauthorization, Congress has brought about some important programmatic changes, and the agencies will soon be announcing what those changes are, and how they will be implemented. The SBIR and STTR programs will remain strong and vital to our country and the small business community.

For the present time, we will be utilizing our Navy SBIR/STTR Reauthorization News Page to provide news and resources to keep our community informed of these changes. You can reach it using the link below:

 

Navy Fall 2022 Transitions Newsletter is Here!
In this edition Bob Smith, Navy SBIR/STTR Director, discusses:
  • SBIR Reauthorization: "It's a Win for All!"
  • What sets Navy SBIR apart?
  • Navy SBIR participation at Sea-Air-Space, Gold Coast, and looking forward to more In-Person events.
This edition also highlights important issues such as:   [more..]

 

Recap of the NAVY SBIR/STTR Innovation Center held at the Gold Coast 2022 Event
The Department of Navy SBIR/STTR Programs hosted an SBIR/STTR Innovation Center at the recent NAVY Gold Coast Event, September 6 - 8, 2022 in San Diego, CA. The Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Center was well received and included a group of 20 NAVY SBIR/STTR Phase II awardees showcasing their technologies.

You can view the companies and technologies presented at navysbir.com/ngc22.htm.

 

Navy Technology Transfer Opportunities Website
Although not a funding mechanism such as SBIR, Navy Technology Transfer (TT) is a powerful resource by which small businesses and entrepreneurs can collaborate with the Navy in unique ways to advance their research and technology development.   [more..]

Learn more about Navy TT from their newly redesigned website at www.navytechtransfer.navy.mil

 

Doing Business with the NAVY: Steps to Becoming Procurement Ready
This video from the Department of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) helps small business owners understand the procurement process by providing vital insight and answers to key questions and concerns, and expert guidance to help you navigate each step and prepare to compete for opportunities with the NAVY.

 

Navy SBIR/STTR Conquering the Challenge
This Navy video "Navy SBIR/STTR Conquering the Challenge" highlights how the Navy's SBIR/STTR programs are evolving to more rapidly meet the challenges to maintain our decisive edge.



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DoD SBIR/STTR
Next BAA
23.1/A SBIR/STTR
Pre-release:11-Jan-23
Opens:   8-Feb-23
Closes:   8-Mar-23
Dates subject to change
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