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Small Business Innovation Research

Resources for small businesses seeking to work with DARPA

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07/08/2015
Congress established the SBIR Program in 1982 to provide opportunities for small businesses to participate in Federal government-sponsored research and development (R&D). The goals of the SBIR Program are to: stimulate technological innovation; use small business to meet Federal R&D needs; foster and encourage participation by socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns (SBCs), and by SBCs that are 51 percent owned and controlled by women, in technological innovation; and increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal R&D, thereby increasing competition, productivity and economic growth.
04/29/2015
By design, DARPA reaches for transformational change instead of incremental advances. But DARPA does not perform its engineering alchemy in isolation. It works within an innovation ecosystem that includes academic, corporate and governmental partners, with a constant focus on the Nation’s military Services, which work with DARPA to create new strategic opportunities and novel tactical options.
05/08/2019
DARPA SBIR/STTR Success Reports
The Small Business Program Office (SBPO) serves the small-business community by creating an environment within DARPA that considers small-business concerns as a primary source of innovative solutions.
11/15/2019
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Small Business Programs Office (SBPO) is issuing an SBIR/STTR Opportunity (SBO) inviting submissions of innovative research concepts in the technical domain(s) of precision time transfer and ranging using existing military communication links. In particular, DARPA is interested in understanding the feasibility of leveraging existing military communication links to synchronize time between platforms to within five nanoseconds (ns) and determine range between platforms to within 5 centimeters (cm).