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2 June
The Maryland SBTDC has announced a training seminar for How To Win SBIR AwardsSM to be held at the Hampton Inn in Hannover MD on 8 July 2014.
2 June
The Maryland SBTDC has announced a training seminar for Crafting Federal Cost/Budget ProposalsSM to be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD on 22 July 2014.
21 May
Virginia's Center for InnovativeTechology (CIT) has announced a special, DoD oriented, SBIR Competitive ChecklistSM event to be held in Arlington, VA on 20 June 2014.
21 Jun
From 16 -18 June the National SBIR Conference was, once again, held as an adjunct to the larger DoD-based World Innovation Showcase, at Washington National Harbor in Maryland. The event was kind of standard stuff for such events with few surprises. The SBIR/STTR Pavlillion of the industry floor show included about 35 vendor booths. Being in Washington, DC at this very expensive venue, that number was a bit surprising (we cold not afford to rent a booth). One advantage was that several states, looking to attract tech businsses, had a strong presence not normally found in SBIR conferences. All-in-all, this was a pretty good event, considering the Feds spent very little money on the SBIR part of the event. We applaud frugality whenever we find it. So, in that sense, SBIR/STTR shows others the way again.
24 Apr
The DoD has Published its 2014-2 Solicitation. You can talk to topic authors up to 23 May when the solicitation officially opens. Proposals will be due at 6:00 AM on 25 June.
17 Apr
Homeland Security, S&T has posted its 2014-2 SBIR Solicitation on the Web. Proposals will be due by 2:00 PM on 21 May 2014. Proposers may submit questions to STSBIR.PROPOSALS@hq.dhs.gov no later than May 7, 2014.
6 Feb
NIH has published guidelines for Direct to Phase II, Awards and policy allowing crossovers to other programs at Phase II on the Web. Our take is that these will negatively impact the number of Phase I awards available (more competitive environment).
17 Dec
The NIH/PHS has posted its 2014-2 SBIR & STTR Grants Solicitation on the Web. Proposals are due 5 April, 5 August & 5 December 2014 with AIDS -related applicaitons due on 7th of the following months) . [We expect to have ToolKits for this one built and available around 5 February.]
25 Jan
The SBIR Center has published "An analysis of the NEW SBIR/STTR re-authorizing legislation from the applicant's point of view.". A PDF copy of the actual legislateion can be downloaded from that same page.
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REGULAR SBIR/STTR OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE NOW
PROCUREMENT -- VALUE DUE DATE     POINTS OF CONTACT      T  F
NIH/PHS SBIR & STTR 2014-2 (grants)  
-- SBIR= ~$650+ million
-- STTR = ~$170 million

5 Aug & 5 Dec 2014
TEL: (301) 206-9385 
FAX: (301) 206-9722  [E-Mail]

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DoD SBIR 2014.2  
-- part of $1.5 billion
25 Jun 2014
(by 6:00 am EST)
TEL: (866)-724-7457  
FAX: not available        [E-Mail]  
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Legend:   T = SBIR-ToolKitTM application development software is available for this procurement
                  F = SBIR-FormsTM application forms submission manager is available for this procurement
NA = Special Forms not applicable or needed for this procurement                                

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OPPORTUNITIES COMING SOON
PROCUREMENT/VALUE EXPECTED   POINTS OF CONTACT  -   - 
EPA SBIR 2014
-- $8 million
14 Jul. 2014
TEL: (919) 541-5293 
FAX: not available         [E-Mail]  
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DoT SBIR 2013-1  
-- $1.5 million
15 Jul. 2014
TEL: (617) 494-2051 
FAX: (617) 494-2370  [E-Mail]  
 -   - 
DoE 2014.2 SBIR & STTR  
-- $88 Million (SBIR)
-- $10 Million (STTR)
12 Aug. 2014
(pre-solicititation)
TEL: (301) 903-3199 
FAX: (903) 903-5488  [E-Mail]
 -   - 
DoD STTR 2014.B  
-- part of $0.5 billion
22 Sep. 2014
TEL: (866)-724-7457  
FAX: not available        [E-Mail]  
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DoD SBIR 2014-3  
-- part of $1.5 billion
22 Sep. 2014
TEL: (866)-724-7457  
FAX: not available        [E-Mail]  
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