SBIR / STTR Program Mission

Report
DoD Funding Overview
Nicole R. Fox
SBIR/STTR Program Coordinator
[email protected]
919-549-4395
US Army Research Laboratory/Army Research Office
13 March, 2012
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SBIR / STTR Program Mission
• Supporting scientific excellence and
technological innovation through the investment
of Federal research funds in critical American
priorities to build a strong national economy and
national defense.
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DoD Component Participation
The SBIR and STTR programs are executed by 12 and 6 participating DoD
Components, respectively.
SBIR + STTR Programs
Navy
Missile Defense
Agency
Air Force
Army
Office of Secretary
of Defense
Defense Advanced
Research Projects
Agency
Joint S&T Office for
Chemical and Biological
Defense
Special Operations
Command
Defense Threat
Reduction Agency
Defense Logistics
Agency
Defense
Microelectronics
Activity
National Geospatial
Intelligence Agency
SBIR Program Only
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DoD Funding within the
SBIR/STTR Programs
DoD Annual SBIR Budget Exceeds $1B
OSD
5%
Other*
6%
Component
Air Force
27%
Navy
26%
MDA
10%
DARPA
6%
STTR
FY11 Budget
Army
$207M
$25M
Navy
$270M
$32M
Air Force
$282M
$34M
$66M
$8M
MDA
$101M
$12M
OSD
$51M
$6M
Other*
$63M
-
DARPA
Army
20%
SBIR
FY11 Budget
DoD Annual STTR Budget Exceeds $1M
MDA
10%
OSD
5%
Other*
0%
Army
21%
DARPA
7%
*Other includes DTRA, SOCOM, CBD, NGA, DLA and DMEA
Air Force
29%
Navy
28%
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DoD Agency Differences
Agency Differences
ALWAYS Check With
Agency
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Agency SBIR Differences
Contracting Agencies
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Agency establishes plans,
protocols, requirements
Highly focused topics
Procurement mechanism for
DOD and NASA
More fiscal requirements
DOD
HHS/NIH
ED
DOT
DHS
NASA
EPA
DOC
Granting Agencies
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Investigator initiates approach
Less-specified topics
Assistance mechanism
More flexibility
HHS/NIH
ED
DOE
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NSF
USDA
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Advice from Awardees
 Don’t judge an agency’s interests by its “name ”
 Understand agency’s mission & needs
 Get to know your agency Program Manager
 Read solicitation and follow instructions
 Don’t depend solely on SBIR funding
 Don’t go it alone - use support systems
 Have an outcome
 Win or lose - get and review evaluations
 Be PERSISTENT
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Collaboration during the
Solicitation Period
Topic Authors
– Q&A direct during pre-release (4 weeks prior
to solicitation opening)
– Q&A electronic bulletin board (SITIS) from
pre-release to close
Administrative Help Desk
– Telephone 8am - 5pm EST @ 866-724-7457
– Email 24 hours a day at
www.dodsbir.net/helpdesk
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How Can Small Businesses Participate?
Solicitation Schedule
SBIR 12.2
Open
Close
May 24, 2012
June 27, 2012 at 6am EST
SBIR 12.3
Open
Close
August 27, 2012
September 26, 2012 at
6am EST
STTR 12.A
Open
Close
February 27, 2012
March 28, 2012 at 6am
EST
STTR 12.B
Open
Close
August 27, 2012
September 26, 2012 at
6am EST
View solicitations via:
http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/sbir/solicitations
Submit proposals via :
http://www.dodsbir.net/submission
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DoD SBIR/STTR Historical
“Success” Rates
Historically…
• 16% of DoD
SBIR/STTR Phase I
proposals are awarded
• 50% of Phase I
awards receive a
Phase II.
• 55% of Phase II
awards commercialize.
16%
14%
12%
10%
8%
6%
4%
2%
0%
Phase I Selection
Phase II Conversion
Phase III
Commercialization
Based on all Phase I and Phase II contracts derived from 1996-2005
solicitations. Commercialization data taken from January 2010 DoD SBIR
Commercialization Database.
DoD SBIR/STTR is highly competitive.
OSD/OSBP
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The Future of the SBIR/STTR Programs
The SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act
Signed by President Obama on 31 December 2011
PL 112-81 extends program to 2017
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•
Increase budget requirement to at least 2.6% of
extramural RDT&E(FY2012)
Several changes are forthcoming via the SBA Directive
PL 112-81 extends STTR program to 2017
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•
Increase budget requirement to at least 0.35% of
extramural RDT&E(FY2012)
Several changes are forthcoming via the SBA Directive
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How to Participate
• Review the Topics in the current solicitation at
www.dodsbir.net/solicitation/
• Register and submit proposals at
www.dodsbir.net/submission/
• General questions? Call our Help Desk
866-SBIRHLP (724-7457)
• Questions about a solicitation topic? Contact topic
author listed with the topic during the pre-release
period or www.dodsbir.net/sitis/
• Subscribe to the Listserv at www.dodsbir.net/ to
receive program notices and updates
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DoD Components
Component
Contact
Phone #
Army SBIR
Army STTR
Navy
Air Force
DARPA
MDA
DTRA
SOCOM
OSD
NGA
CBD
DLA
DMEA
John Smith
Brad Guay
John Williams
Augustine Vu
Susan Nichols
Douglas Deason
Robert Swahn
Shawn Patterson
Teresa Puretz
Paul Nagele
Larry Pollack
Natalie Seiling
Kevin Rankin
410-306-4838
919-549-4258
703-696-0342
937-656-9015
703-526-4162
703-553-3408
703-767-2360
813-826-1176
703-693-0458
571-557-2713
703-767-3307
804-279-5120
916-231-1644
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