Learn How to Win SBIR Funding at Dept. of Defense Virtual Workshop This Friday

Aaron McElweeUtah Innovation Center

The Utah Innovation Center will host a DoD Virtual SBIR/STTR Workshop this Friday, May 6, 2022 from 9-11 AM.

The Department of Defense (DoD) provides almost $2 billion in non-dilutive contracts each year to small businesses across the country to conduct research and development of innovative technologies through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. 

The DoD Small Business and Technology Partnerships Office has announced the pre-release of the following SBIR and STTR funding opportunities:

DoD STTR 2022.BSTTRJune 15, 2022Instructions | 51 Topics
Air Force X2022.4 CSOSBIRSept. 02, 2022Instructions | 3 Topics
Air Force X2022.D CSOSTTRSept. 02, 2022Instructions | 1 Topic
DoD SBIR 2022.2SBIRJune 15, 2022Instructions | 118 Topics
Air Force X22.2 CSOSBIRJune 15, 2022Instructions | 1 Topic

The instructions and topics for these BAAs and CSOs are available on DSIP.

Planning to apply? Come to the Utah DoD Virtual SBIR Workshop.

DoD SBIR/STTR Virtual Workshop – Friday, May 6, 2022; 9-11 a.m.

Free of charge for Utah companies.


  • Learn the intricacies of the DoD and how to sort through the vast number of DoD SBIR/STTR funding opportunities.
  • Learn how to take advantage of the opportunity to contact the topic author during the pre-release period and find a customer within the DoD.
  • Discover if your research needs align with DoD priorities.
  • Learn best practices in preparing your SBIR/STTR proposal.

For any additional questions about the SBIR/STTR programs or this workshop, please email our center at innovationutah@utah.gov.