Small Business Innovation Research
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The  Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal (DSIP) is now live at:

Small Business Concerns (SBCs) are strongly encouraged to engage with their Contracting/Agreements Office to determine what measures can be taken in the event contract/Other Transaction (OT) performance is affected due to the COVID-19 situation. SBCs are encouraged to monitor the CDC website, engage with your employees to share information and discuss COVID-19 concerns employees may have. Please contact your Contracting/Agreements Officer to identify potential impacts to the welfare and safety of your workforce and any contract/OT performance issues. Most importantly, keep in mind that only your Contracting/Agreements Officer can affect changes to your contract/OT.

DoD and Component Instructions and Topics will remain on this website until further notice.




Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM EST

DSIP Customer Support Document

Beginning April 1, 2021, the DoD SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal (DSIP) Help Desk will be begin processing all new support requests VIA EMAIL ONLY.

This new system utilizes an automated ticketing system and the same Help Desk email address as previously. All phone inquiries will be routed to an automated message asking to submit their support request via email. Support requests can be submitted 24 Hours, 7 days a week and a ticket will be generated tracking your correspondence. Assistance will continue to be provided during standard operating hours, Monday thru Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM.


Dates Subject to Change

DoD Annual SBIR 22.4 / STTR 22.D

  • Open: October 06, 2021
  • Close: December 31, 2022
    *Annual BAAs have topics released throughout the year with varying open and close dates. Please refer to each topic/announcement document under the Annual BAAs for more information.*

Joint DoD SBIR 22.1 / STTR 22.A

  • Pre-Release: December 01, 2021
  • Open: January 12, 2022
  • Close: February 10, 2022 at 12:00PM ET

DARPA HR001121S0007 -31, -32

  • Pre-Release: November 23, 2021 (via
  • Open: December 22, 2021
  • Close: February 03, 2022 at 12:00PM ET

Air Force X21.S CSO

  • Open: November 17, 2021
  • Close: February 17, 2022 at 12:00PM ET


Dates Subject to Change

Joint DoD SBIR 22.2 / STTR 22.B

  • Pre-Release: April 20, 2022
  • Open: May 18, 2022
  • Close: June 15, 2022 at 12:00PM ET

Joint DoD SBIR 22.3/ STTR 22.C

  • Pre-Release: August 24, 2022
  • Open: September 21, 2022
  • Close: October 19, 2022 at 12:00PM ET

Joint DoD and Component Instructions and Topics

For a list of modifications to the topics and instructions: Click Here

DoD SBIR 22.1

DoD Instructions and Attachments

Navy Instructions and Topics

Air Force Instructions and Topics

DHA Instructions and Topics

DLA Instructions and Topics

DMEA Instructions and Topics

MDA Instructions and Topics

OSD Instructions and Topics

USSOCOM Instructions and Topics

DoD Annual SBIR 22.4
DoD Annual STTR 22.D


The 2011 SBIR/STTR Reauthorization and the 2014 SBIR Policy Directive from the Small Business Administration (SBA) provide an outline for minimizing the risk of Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) in the SBIR and STTR programs.

Knowingly and willfully making any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations may be a felony under the Federal Criminal False Statement Act (18 U.S.C. Sec 1001), punishable by a fine of up to $10,000, up to five years in prison, or both.

The Department of Defense, Office of Inspector General Hotline ("Defense Hotline") is an important avenue for reporting fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement within the Department of Defense. The Office of Inspector General operates this hotline to receive and investigate complaints or information from contractor employees, DoD civilians, military service members and public citizens.

Individuals who wish to report fraud, waste or abuse may contact the Defense Hotline at (800) 424-9098 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Time or visit the DoD IG Hotline to submit a complaint.

Mailed correspondence should be addressed to the Defense Hotline, The Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1900, or e-mail addressed to

To learn more about specific SBIR/STTR FWA cases or for FWA tutorials and additional training material, please visit: