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DoD SBIR 2014.1

Solicitation Number: DoDSBIR14-1
Agency: Other Defense Agencies
Office: Washington Headquarters Services
Location: WHS, Acquisition Directorate
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Added: Nov 20, 2013 8:58 am
Small high-technology firms are encouraged to submit proposals to DoD for R&D projects with both military and commercial applications in response to the 2014.1 SBIR Solicitation, which will be publicly released on the DoD SBIR Web site ( on November 20, 2013. The 2014.1 SBIR Solicitation will open for receipt of proposals on December 20, 2013 and will close at 6:00 A.M. ET on January 22, 2014. NOTE: Proposals received after the specified due date and time shall be governed by the provisions of FAR 52.215-1(c)(3). Submissions must include the Proposal Cover Sheets, Technical Volume, Company Commercialization Report, and Cost Volume to be considered a complete proposal. Eight DoD Components will participate in the 2014.1 Solicitation: The Department of the Army, The Department of the Navy, Department of the Air Force, Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBD), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Defense Health Program (DHP), The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). The solicitation lists all of the R&D topics under which DoD is seeking proposals, and also contains detailed information on the parameters of the SBIR program and how to submit a proposal.

Small firms apply first for a six-month phase I award of $70,000 to $150,000 (unless otherwise specified in the component instructions) to test the scientific, technical, and commercial merit of a particular concept. If Phase I proves successful, the firm may apply for a two-year Phase II award of $500,000 to $1,000,000 to further develop the concept. Proposals must be submitted via the DOD SBIR Web site at ( following the instructions contained in the solicitation, including the instructions specified in the solicitation for the DoD component to which you are applying. Offerors bare the risk of website inaccessibility due to heavy usage in the final hours before the solicitation closing time, so plan ahead and submit early. The complete solicitation may be accessed at ( Participation in the DoD SBIR Program is restricted to small business firms organized for profit with 500 or fewer employees, including all affiliated firms. Questions may be directed to the SBIR/STTR Help Desk at 1-866-724-7457.

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Robin Castoldi,
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Michael J Murtha,
Contracting Officer