Deadline: U.S. DOT’s Small Business Innovation Research Grant Program
USDOT is now accepting proposals for funding from its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, which awards contracts to small businesses across the country to spur research and commercialization of innovative transportation technologies in select research areas. The current (FY 2023) SBIR Solicitation is open from February 7, 2023, through March 7, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. eastern time, and provides funding ranging from $150,000 to $200,000 for ten Phase I research topics. The SBIR program supports investments in transportation that improve the safety, sustainability, and resilience of the Nation’s transportation assets, and provides opportunities for small businesses to explore innovative technologies. The research topics selected for this year’s SBIR Solicitation address a variety of needs regarding advanced materials and structures; behavioral safety; and the safe transport of materials. A full list of past years’ awardees is available here.