Dept. of Defense Pre-releases SBIR 2023.3 and STTR 2023.C Topics

Brittany HancockUtah Innovation Center

Several components within the Dept. of Defense (DoD) pre-released SBIR 2023.3 and STTR 2023.C topics for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. 

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


  • August 23, 2023: Pre-release begins
  • September 20, 2023: BAAs opens, begin submitting proposals 
  • October 4, 2023: Topic Q&A closes to new questions at 10:00 a.m. MDT
  • October 18, 2023: BAAs close, full proposals must be submitted in DSIP no later than 10:00 a.m. MDT

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