Submissions

Phase I Submission

Instructions for submitting Phase I proposals

Small businesses (500 employees or less and that meet all additional SBIR eligibility criteria defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration) that would like to participate in the CBD SBIR program must submit a Phase I proposal not to exceed the maximum dollar amount of $150,000.  CBD SBIR no longer includes an Option period as part of Phase I projects.  Phase I proposals should define the work to be performed for a six-month Period of Performance.  Go to https:sbir.defensebusiness.org to view the key acquisition dates for Phase I proposal submission.  Each DoD SBIR and STTR Announcement is posted on the DoD SBIR website:  click on 'Announcements' at https://sbir.defensebusiness.org. The CBD SBIR program does not accept unsolicited proposals. The CBD SBIR program also does not accept classified proposals.

The entire proposal submission (consisting of a Proposal Cover Sheet, the Technical Volume, Cost Volume, and Company Commercialization Report) must be submitted electronically through the DoD SBIR/STTR Proposal Submission system …
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CBD SBIR Phase II Submission

CBD SBIR PHASE II PROPOSAL SUBMISSION

WHO CAN SUBMIT A PHASE II PROPOSAL?

A Phase II proposal may only be submitted by Phase I awardees, and only if the following guidelines are met:

1.  Small businesses receiving a CBD-funded SBIR Phase I contract must submit a formal proposal (instructions provided below) to qualify for a Phase II SBIR contract award

2.  Phase I final reports are required prior to award of a Phase II contract (see the Announcement for report submittal  instructions)

3.  The CBD SBIR program does not accept unsolicited proposals

4.  The CBD SBIR program does not accept classified proposals

5.  A Phase II proposal may only be submitted one time for evaluation and consideration of award

WHEN SHOULD THE SMALL BUSINESS CONSIDER SUBMITTING A PHASE II PROPOSAL?

It is strongly encouraged that the small business consider deferring the submission of a Phase II proposal until at least five months following the start date of Phase I contract Period of Performance. This is to ensure the Phase I …
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