FY21 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement

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Dear DOE SBIR/STTR Participant:

Topics for our FY 2021 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement have been issued and are available on our website: https://science.osti.gov/sbir/Funding-Opportunities.  The following DOE program offices are participating in this solicitation:  

  • Office of Science (SC)
    • Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)
    • Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
    • Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
    • Office of Nuclear Physics (NP) 

 Upcoming Topics Webinar 

Please register for one or both of the DOE FY 2021 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:  SC, ASCR and BES Topics 1-27 Tuesday, July 21, 2020:  Register by clicking here. 

Webinar 2:  BER and NP Topics 29 - 38 Wednesday, July 22, 2020:  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 Topic 28 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. 

Funding Opportunity Announcement Webinar 

We will be holding a webinar to discuss the Funding Opportunity Announcement and application process on Friday, August 14, 2020.  Important changes to the DOE SBIR and STTR programs for the coming year will also be addressed.   

Important Upcoming Dates 

  • Funding Opportunity Announcement Issued: Monday, August 10, 2020
  • Letter of Intent Due Date: Monday, August 31, 2020 
  • Non-responsive LOI Feedback Provided: Monday, September 21, 2020       
  •  Application Due Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 
  •  Award Notification Date: Monday, January 04, 2021* 
  •  Start of Grant Budget Period: Tuesday, February 16, 2021* 


*Dates Subject to Change