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Welcome to U.S. DOT’s Small Business Innovation Research Program

U.S. DOT's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program awards contracts to small businesses to pursue research on and develop innovative solutions to our nation’s transportation challenges.

U.S. DOT's SBIR 16.1 Solicitation Has Been Amended

Please review Amendment 0001 before preparing and submitting a proposal for U.S. DOT's SBIR 16.1 solicitation. Topic 16.1-FA1, External Lighting Enhancements to Reduce Bird Strike Events, has been cancelled. No proposals for this topic will be reviewed. 

U.S. DOT's SBIR 16.1 Solicitation is Now Open

This solicitation will close on December 16, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. (ET).

Additional information and resources on the 16.1 solicitation are now available. 


Pre-Proposal Webinar

A pre-proposal webinar for small businesses interested in applying to the U.S. DOT SBIR 16.1 solicitation was held on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. View the recording and download slides.

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Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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