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DOE SBIR Online Learning CenterExternal link 

The DOE SBIR Online Learning web site is available to help Small Businesses understand SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements, program complexities, and ultimately, how to prepare, organize and submit a Phase I proposal in response to a DOE SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Get started hereExternal link

DOE Phase 0 Small Business Application AssistanceExternal link

The U. S. DOE offers its Phase 0 services to a limited number of first-time DOE SBIR/STTR Phase I participants.  This support, provided by Dawnbreaker is designed to assist eligible small businesses navigate the complexities of the SBIR/STTR proposal process.  During each Phase I Release (normally July/October), DOE sponsors a full menu of services to a limited number of pre-approved small businesses that meet the following eligibility criteria:  1) the small business offers technology innovations relevant to the current and open DOE SBIR/STTR research topics and subtopics; 2) is or will be, prior to award, an eligible small business per 13 CFR 121.702; 3) has not previously applied for a DOE SBIR or STTR award; and, 4) has not received any Phase 0 technical assistance from DOE.  Read MoreExternal link

National Labs Profiles and Contacts

The DOE National Labs address large scale, complex research and development challenges with a multidisciplinary approach that places an emphasis on translating basic science to innovation. Read More »

Protecting your Trade Secrets, Commercial, and Financial Information

An application may include technical data and other data, including trade secrets and commercial or financial information that are privileged or confidential, which the applicant does not want disclosed to the public or used by the Government for any purpose other than application evaluation. Examples of documents that may contain proprietary information include the commercialization plan and the project narrative. Read More »

Preparing and Submitting a Phase I Letter of Intent

A Letter of Intent (LOI) is a document that you submit in advance of your Phase I application to the DOE SBIR/STTR programs. It contains important information about your application, such as a technical abstract, that will assist DOE in identifying reviewers in advance of receiving your application. Read More »

Preparing a DOE SBIR/STTR Phase I Grant Application

The Instructions for Completing a DOE SBIR/STTR Phase I Grant Application guide contains instructions and other useful information for preparing the required forms for a grant from the U. S. Department of Energy for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Phase I Grant Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I Grants. Read More »

Additional Requirements and Guidance for Digital Data Management

Here you will find guidance and requirements specific to the SBIR/STTR Program Office regarding the submission of Data Management Plans. Read More »

Advance Computing Resources:

NERSC is the primary scientific computing facility for the DOE. Its systems are reliable, secure, and provide a state-of-the-art scientific development environment with the tools needed by its diverse community of users. All DOE SBIR/STTR grant projects requiring high performance computing support are eligible to apply to use DOE NERSC resources. Read More »

Other Resources:

A broad range of other resources are available here.  Read More »

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