$300 million in Navy contracts available to small businesses for tech innovations

Registration open! Learn how to compete for Dept. of Defense contracts The Navy Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Technology Transfer (STTR) program is known as “America’s Seed Fund.” The Department of Defense (DoD) awards over $300 million in contracts to small businesses with technology and innovations that may be developed for military applications. If you are a Pacific Northwest company seeking to learn more […] Read more »

SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C Open for Proposal Submission TODAY

The DOD SBIR 17.3 & STTR 17.C Broad Agency Announcement: You may now submit your Phase I proposals for the open SBIR 17.3 and STTR 17.C Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) through the DOD SBIR/STTR proposal submission website at https://sbir.defensebusiness.org. All proposals for this Announcement must be received by 8:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Important Dates: September 26, 2017: SBIR 17.3 and STTR […] Read more »

DoD’s Innovation Initiative Remains Top Priority, Mattis Says

By Terri Moon Cronk – US Department of Defense News WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters yesterday that maintaining the Defense Department’s innovation initiative for the warfighter is a top priority for him, just as it was for his predecessor. En route to Seattle on a two-day trip to Washington and California — where the secretary will stop in Silicon Valley […] Read more »

Biz Opps: DOD SBIR 17.1 & STTR 17.A Open for Proposal Submission – closes Feb 8, 2017

  SBIR  17.1 & STTR 17.A Broad Agency Announcements are Open for Proposal Submission on January 10, 2017 and close February 8, 2017 Click here to view topics and application details About the SBIR/STTR Program The Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program is a congressionally mandated program coordinated by the Small Business Administration. The DOD […] Read more »

Snapshot of Kitsap Military &  Defense Economy 

Just released! Created by Community Attributes, Inc (CAI) in partnership with KEDA and the Washington Military Alliance  this snapshot details the economic impact of  Kitsap’s Military & Defense economy. More information at: kitsapeda.org/key-industries/defense/ Click here to download. Read more »

Biz Opps: DoD SBIR 16.2 and the STTR 16.B Pre-Release

The DoD SBIR 16.2 and the STTR 16.B Solicitations have been pre-released on the DoD SBIR/STTR Small Business Portal. You may view the topics here: https://sbir.defensebusiness.org/topics. ABOUT PRE-RELEASE For SBIR 16.2, Army, Navy, Air Force, DARPA, DLA, DMEA, DTRA, MDA, and OSD invite small businesses to propose innovative solutions to topics in this solicitation. For STTR 16.B, Navy and DMEA invite small businesses and research institutions […] Read more »

Procurement assistance centers help small-business owners, government buyers

By: Beth Reece – DLA News Fort Belvoir, Virginia — Jane Dowgwillo knows hundreds of small businesses and how they could support the Department of Defense’s worldwide mission. As the manager of 10 Procurement Technical Assistance Centers scattered throughout Florida, she leads a team of 13 government contracting specialists who help small-business owners understand the requirements of working with the government. “We’ve got a lot […] Read more »

Biz Opps: Dod SBIR 15.3 and STTR 15.C are Open for Proposal

You may now submit your Phase I and Direct to Phase II proposals for the SBIR 15.3 and STTR 15.C open solicitations through the DoD SBIR/STTR proposal submission website at https://SBIR.defensebusiness.org. All proposals for this solicitation must be received by 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Important Dates: September 28, 2015: SBIR 15.3 and STTR 15.C opens October 14, 2015: SITIS closes to […] Read more »

DoD SBIR 15.2 and STTR 15.B Solicitations are Open for Public Release

The DoD SBIR 15.2 and STTR 15.B Solicitations are Open for Public Release on May 26, 2015 Closes June 24, 2015 You may now submit your Phase I proposals for the SBIR 15.2 and STTR 15.B open solicitations through the NEW proposal submission website at https://SBIR.defensebusiness.org. All proposals for this solicitation must be received by 6:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Proposal Submission […] Read more »

New date! Apr 15th – Attend KEDA’s FREE workshop! Marketing to the Government

What does your government client expect? Is it one size fits all? April 8th – 9-11am Kitsap Economic Development Alliance Register now! This class provides a general overview of how the federal, state and local government buys goods and services. Additional topics include: how to create effective line cards and capability statements, market research on what the government buys, marketing and selling your products and […] Read more »