Accession Number : ADA311999

Title :   The Department of Defense Program Solicitation 96.1. FY 1996 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA311999

Report Date : 05 JAN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 402

Abstract : The Navy, Air Force, Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO), and Defense Nuclear Agency (DNA) hereafter referred to as DoD Components, invite small business firms to submit proposals under this program solicitation entitled Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR). Firms with strong research and development capabilities in science or engineering in any of the topic areas described in Section 8.0 are encouraged to participate. Subject to availability of funds, DoD Components will support high quality research or research and development proposals of innovative concepts to solve the listed defense-related scientific or engineering problems, especially those concepts that also have high potential for commercialization in the private sector. Objectives of the DoD SBIR Program include stimulating technological innovation, strengthening the role of small business in meeting DoD research and development needs, fostering and encouraging participation by minority and disadvantaged persons in technological innovation, and increasing the commercial application of DoD-supported research or research and development results.

Descriptors :   *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, *COMMERCE, *CONTRACT PROPOSALS, AIR FORCE, ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE