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Source:  Lisa Kelly

Please see below newly announced SBIR/STTR Phase 1 Release 1 Topics.  NOTE:  The official FOA is scheduled for release on August 11th.

Letters of Intent are due from the Small Business on or before Tuesday, September 2, 2014.  Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Sahar Iranipour (ESD WFO specialist) or me and the appropriate ESD Program Lead. Best regards, Lisa

Topics for our FY15 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement have been issued and are available on our website:

The following DOE program offices are participating in this solicitation:

  • Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research
  • Office of Basic Energy Sciences
  • Office of Biological and Environmental Research
  • Office of Nuclear Physics

Upcoming Topics Webinar

Please register for one or both of the DOE FY 2015 Phase I Release 1 SBIR/STTR Topics webinars and hear directly from the DOE Topic Managers as they briefly provide insight into their respective topics.  

Webinar 1:  Topics 1-16.  Tuesday, July 22:  Register by clicking here.

Webinar 2:  Topics 19-26.  Wednesday, July 23:  Register by clicking here

These webinars are scheduled for 90 minutes or less and during registration you will be able to submit questions in advance as well as during each webinar.   If you can’t attend the live webinars, we’ll be recording each one.   But, you must register for that specific webinar to automatically receive an email with the recording link. 

Please note, Technology Transfer Topics 17 and 18 will not be discussed in these webinars.   Please contact the TTO point of contact directly as listed in the Topics document on the DOE SBIR/STTR web site.

Important Upcoming Dates

·         Mid-August:  We will be holding a webinar to discuss important changes to the DOE SBIR and STTR programs for the coming year.



Topics Released:

Monday, July 14, 2014

Funding Opportunity Announcement Issued:

Monday, August 11, 2014

Letter of Intent Due Date:

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Application Due Date:

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Award Notification Date:

Early January 2015*

Start of Grant Budget Period:

Late February 2015*

*Dates Subject to Change