Dept. of Defense Pre-releases 23.2 SBIR and 23.B STTR Topics and Funding Opportunities

Brittany HancockUtah Innovation Center

Several components within the Dept. of Defense pre-released 23.2 and 23.B topics for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. 

The instructions and topics for these opportunities are available on DSIP and the DoD SBIR/STTR Solicitation Page.


  • April 19, 2023: Pre-release begins
  • April 28, 2023: DoD Workshop
  • May 17, 2023: BAAs opens, begin submitting proposals 
  • May 31, 2023: Topic Q&A closes to new questions at 10:00 a.m. MT
  • June 14, 2023: BAAs close, full proposals must be submitted in DSIP no later than 10:00 a.m. MT

The Utah Innovation Center is hosting a workshop to dive into these funding opportunities.  For more information and to register visit: 

DoD SBIR/STTR Workshop

If your Utah small business intends to apply or you have questions about this funding opportunity, please contact the Utah Innovation Center at