and STTR policy directives are scheduled for publication in the Federal
Register on Monday, August 6th, 2012.
SBA encourages public comments on the
SBIR and STTR policy directives on or before October 5, 2012.
You may submit your comments at the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow
the instructions for submitting comments using RIN: 3245-AF84 for SBIR comments
and RIN: 3245-AF45 for STTR comments.
PDF copies of the directives are available for download now at:
To find out more about the publication of the
policy directives, read a blog post by Sean Greene,
the Associate Administrator for Investment and Special Advisor for Innovation
at the U.S. Small Business Administration.
public webinars the SBIR and STTR policy directives on the following dates:
August 23rd, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
August 29th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EDT
To participate in the
webinar, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The email should include the date of the webinar you are registering for, the
participant's name, title, organization affiliation, mailing address, telephone
number, and email address.
An email containing the call details will be
sent out to those who registered prior to the webinar.
Questions on the SBIR and STTR policy
directives may be submitted to SBIRComments@sba.gov
questions will be addressed during the Q&A portion of the webinar.