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  • By Sierra Jones, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.—Qualcomm. iRobot. You might have heard of these companies—one making a huge impact on your wireless technology, the other keeping your home clean. But what you may not know is that they have deep roots in the Department of Defense (DoD), via the Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, program. And it’s these two success stories, among many others, that brought together SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) leaders from the Departments of the Navy and Defense—along with representatives from across government agencies—for the third annual SBIR/STTR Training Workshop, held recently […]

    Think Big, Start Small: Navy SBIR/STTR Program Can Help Advance Your Ideas

    By Sierra Jones, Office of Naval Research ARLINGTON, Va.—Qualcomm. iRobot. You might have heard of these companies—one making a huge impact on your wireless technology, the other keeping your home clean. But what you may not know is that they have deep roots in the Department of Defense (DoD), via the Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, program. And it’s these two success stories, among many others, that brought together SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) leaders from the Departments of the Navy and Defense—along with representatives from across government agencies—for the third annual SBIR/STTR Training Workshop, held recently […]

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  • Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst joined approximately 130 members of small business for the third annual Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable Industry Day at the Ocean County Library in Toms River, New Jersey Oct. 18. The industry day, hosted by the Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable, focused on opportunities in Research and Development (R&D) under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. “Our purpose for the SBIR program is to get technical solutions to the hands of our Warfighters – our Sailors and Marines,” said Department of the Navy SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Director Robert Smith, one of […]

    Navy, small businesses talk R&D opportunities at industry day

    Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst joined approximately 130 members of small business for the third annual Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable Industry Day at the Ocean County Library in Toms River, New Jersey Oct. 18. The industry day, hosted by the Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable, focused on opportunities in Research and Development (R&D) under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. “Our purpose for the SBIR program is to get technical solutions to the hands of our Warfighters – our Sailors and Marines,” said Department of the Navy SBIR/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Director Robert Smith, one of […]

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  • The Department of the Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) held its annual Small Business Forum and Matchmaking Events at the Navy League of the United States Sea-Air-Space Exposition at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland April 4-5. “Small businesses will be key contributors as we rebuild and reform our Navy and Marine Corps to meet the demands of the maritime environment, today and in the future. The DON OSBP is committed to fostering a culture that meets these challenges by leveraging Small Business as a strategic advantage,” said Emily Harman, director, DON OSBP. “These events […]

    DON OSBP Hosts Annual Small Business Forum at Sea Air Space 2017

    The Department of the Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) held its annual Small Business Forum and Matchmaking Events at the Navy League of the United States Sea-Air-Space Exposition at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland April 4-5. “Small businesses will be key contributors as we rebuild and reform our Navy and Marine Corps to meet the demands of the maritime environment, today and in the future. The DON OSBP is committed to fostering a culture that meets these challenges by leveraging Small Business as a strategic advantage,” said Emily Harman, director, DON OSBP. “These events […]

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  • Original Article: UPI An inflatable arm system for underwater unmanned vehicles for use in explosive ordnance disposal is being developed by RE2 Robotics. RE2 Robotics is to develop an inflatable Underwater Dual Manipulator system for the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research. The award for underwater manipulator arms comes under a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research award, the company said, but no details as to its monetary value were given. The system to be developed is for integration onto unmanned underwater vehicles for explosive ordnance disposal technicians. “Developing robotic technologies that keep individuals out of harm’s way is paramount […]

    Small Business to further develop EOD underwater manipulator system via SBIR Phase II Contract

    Original Article: UPI An inflatable arm system for underwater unmanned vehicles for use in explosive ordnance disposal is being developed by RE2 Robotics. RE2 Robotics is to develop an inflatable Underwater Dual Manipulator system for the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research. The award for underwater manipulator arms comes under a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research award, the company said, but no details as to its monetary value were given. The system to be developed is for integration onto unmanned underwater vehicles for explosive ordnance disposal technicians. “Developing robotic technologies that keep individuals out of harm’s way is paramount […]

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  • Original Article: Naval-Technology US-based company Mikros Systems (MKRS) has been awarded a small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase III contract by the US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) to supply and support of its adaptive diagnostic electronic portable test-set (ADEPT). The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract involves a maximum value of $35.1m over a period of five years. US NSWC’s Indiana division will procure the MKRS ADEPT systems, in addition to logistics services, data management, engineering and technical services, training, calibration and repair of test sets under the multi-year deal. MKRS anticipates numerous ADEPT systems deliveries and task orders over the […]

    Small Business Secures SBIR Phase III contract by the US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)

    Original Article: Naval-Technology US-based company Mikros Systems (MKRS) has been awarded a small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase III contract by the US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) to supply and support of its adaptive diagnostic electronic portable test-set (ADEPT). The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract involves a maximum value of $35.1m over a period of five years. US NSWC’s Indiana division will procure the MKRS ADEPT systems, in addition to logistics services, data management, engineering and technical services, training, calibration and repair of test sets under the multi-year deal. MKRS anticipates numerous ADEPT systems deliveries and task orders over the […]

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  • Original Article: PCMAG The US Army gets through a lot of ammunition thanks to the amount of training it carries out. But that ammunition doesn’t come without waste which slowly degrades over hundreds of years polluting whatever ground (and nearby water sources) it happens to fall upon. So the Department of Defense (DoD) decided to do something about it, and is requesting environmentally friendly ammunition for use during training exercises. The request was made via the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Specifically, the DoD wants “biodegradable training ammunition loaded with specialized seeds to grow environmentally beneficial plants that eliminate […]

    DoD Looking For Biodegradable Ammo Via SBIR

    Original Article: PCMAG The US Army gets through a lot of ammunition thanks to the amount of training it carries out. But that ammunition doesn’t come without waste which slowly degrades over hundreds of years polluting whatever ground (and nearby water sources) it happens to fall upon. So the Department of Defense (DoD) decided to do something about it, and is requesting environmentally friendly ammunition for use during training exercises. The request was made via the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Specifically, the DoD wants “biodegradable training ammunition loaded with specialized seeds to grow environmentally beneficial plants that eliminate […]

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  • Original Article: Executive Biz The U.S. Navy plans to award Architecture Technology Corp. a one-year contract to develop 10 ruggedized router prototypes for carrier-based aircraft through a Small Business Innovation Research program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the military branch will ask ATCorp to build small size, weight and power consumption routers called small-form-factor automated networking systems under the third phase of the Minimized Space, Weight and Power Network Architecture Solution  project. The Navy also wants the company to test the S-FAN system on the Navy’s E-2D Hawkeye carrier-based aircraft and plan for the router’s integration into other Navy and commercial aircraft, according to the report. The report […]

    Navy Plans Airborne Router Devt Contract Award through SBIR

    Original Article: Executive Biz The U.S. Navy plans to award Architecture Technology Corp. a one-year contract to develop 10 ruggedized router prototypes for carrier-based aircraft through a Small Business Innovation Research program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the military branch will ask ATCorp to build small size, weight and power consumption routers called small-form-factor automated networking systems under the third phase of the Minimized Space, Weight and Power Network Architecture Solution  project. The Navy also wants the company to test the S-FAN system on the Navy’s E-2D Hawkeye carrier-based aircraft and plan for the router’s integration into other Navy and commercial aircraft, according to the report. The report […]

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  • Original Article: ExecutiveBiz The Department of the Navy has awarded Hydronalix a Small Business Innovation Research contract to update a micro unmanned surface vehicle designed to perform situational awareness, communications and mine hunting functions. A notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says the SBIR program’s phase III contract calls for Hydronalix to integrate an acoustic communications platform with the micro-USV, perform technical research to facilitate integration of optical sensing tools as well as develop functional and baseline performance requirements. The contract has a base term of 14 months and an option period of eight months. The Naval Air Systems Command expects […]

    Small Business Lands Navy SBIR Phase III Contract for Micro Underwater Drone

    Original Article: ExecutiveBiz The Department of the Navy has awarded Hydronalix a Small Business Innovation Research contract to update a micro unmanned surface vehicle designed to perform situational awareness, communications and mine hunting functions. A notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says the SBIR program’s phase III contract calls for Hydronalix to integrate an acoustic communications platform with the micro-USV, perform technical research to facilitate integration of optical sensing tools as well as develop functional and baseline performance requirements. The contract has a base term of 14 months and an option period of eight months. The Naval Air Systems Command expects […]

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  • Original Article: NewsCenter The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, will host a Small Business Innovation Research Department of Defense Navy topics event next month in Albuquerque. The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at STC.UNM, 801 University Blvd. SE in Albuquerque. This event is free, and tickets are available at https://navysbirtopics_abq.eventbrite.com. Refreshments will be provided. The event will be divided into two segments. The first will be a live webinar streaming which will feature the Navy SBIR Program Offices discussing their recently released SBIR/STTR […]

    NMSU Arrowhead Center to host Small Business Innovation Research Department of Defense Navy topics event on Dec. 6

    Original Article: NewsCenter The New Mexico Federal and State Technology Partnership Program, housed at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center, will host a Small Business Innovation Research Department of Defense Navy topics event next month in Albuquerque. The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at STC.UNM, 801 University Blvd. SE in Albuquerque. This event is free, and tickets are available at https://navysbirtopics_abq.eventbrite.com. Refreshments will be provided. The event will be divided into two segments. The first will be a live webinar streaming which will feature the Navy SBIR Program Offices discussing their recently released SBIR/STTR […]

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  • Original Article: NJIT Small businesses interested in doing business or enhancing current business relationships with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in Lakehurst, N.J., are encouraged to attend the Second Annual Small Business Industry Day, jointly sponsored by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable. The free event will be held Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street in Toms River, N.J. Small-business attendees will learn about the scope of projected procurement opportunities in Services, Manufacturing and Maintenance […]

    OSBP Director, Emily Harman to Speak at NJIT’s PTAC’s Second Annual Conference on Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses

    Original Article: NJIT Small businesses interested in doing business or enhancing current business relationships with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in Lakehurst, N.J., are encouraged to attend the Second Annual Small Business Industry Day, jointly sponsored by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Lakehurst Small Business Roundtable. The free event will be held Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington Street in Toms River, N.J. Small-business attendees will learn about the scope of projected procurement opportunities in Services, Manufacturing and Maintenance […]

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