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The Technology Transition and Commercialization Team (T2C Team) administers the DARPA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Transition & Commercialization Support Program (TCSP). The TCSP is a voluntary participation program offered to DARPA-funded SBIR/STTR Phase II projects during the contract period of performance (typically 24 months). The goal is to increase the potential for these companies to move their developed technologies, solutions or products beyond Phase II and into the Department of Defense military Services, other federal agencies and/or the commercial market.
If you’re interested in DARPA-related opportunities through the Department of Defense (DoD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, DARPA’s Small Business Program Office (SBPO) is ready to help. To maximize your chances of success, please take the time to:
Mr. Jason Preisser started his 25-year career as an officer in the United States Air Force where he held a variety of positions in contracting, program management, and financial management and space operations from 1993 until 2015. He served as the commander, Defense Contract Management Agency, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems from 2008-2011 where he led an office of 59 multi-service officers/civilians performing contract administration and quality assurance oversight.
Ms. Jennifer Thabet is an experienced program manager with an extensive background supporting DARPA and the DoD. Enhancing the ability of the small business community to create and transition revolutionary technologies that benefit the warfighter, federal government, and commercial marketplace is of paramount importance in Thabet’s role of program director, DARPA Small Business Programs Office (SBPO).
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.