DOD SBIR/STTR Training & Advocacy

It would be virtually impossible to list all the resources that will help anyone comprehensively understand the various aspects of DOD, but you will find some resources here to get started!

UNDERSTANDING DOD

 
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Access additional, component specific, resources - including S&T priorities and key strategy documents by clicking below.


UNDERSTANDING THE LANGUAGE OF DOD

This is an overview of the language used within the Department of Defense (DoD) as it relates to SBIR/STTR funding programs. It is important to understand this language for communication throughout the proposal submission processes.  Access our Tip Sheet on this subject by clicking HERE.

UNDERSTANDING YOUR PEO AND PM

For those in the defense system acquisition management space, this is a review of the roles of your Program Executive Officers (PEOs) and Program Managers(PMs) and how to craft a narrative for your technology that meets their needs. Access our Tip Sheet on this subject by clicking HERE.

ACQUISITION BASICS

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition process. Five stages of the process are discussed including: Materiel Solution Analysis; Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction; Engineering and Manufacturing Development; Production and Deployment; and Operations and Support. This is an important course for any company that intends to work with the DoD. To access, click HERE - clicking this link will redirect you to reference material provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Key Strategy Documents

US S&T Priorities

Featured Testimony and Remarks