Welcome to the "SBIR Tutorial", the Web-based learning program that will introduce you to the Department of Defense SBIR and STTR programs and show you how to prepare and submit a proposal. This is a practical guide for beginners and a quick reference guide for more experienced program participants. The topics covered are:

SBIR Overview, Getting Started, Program Solicitation, Solicitation Topics, Topic Search Engine, Technical Questions, Submission Site Registration, Proposal Preparation, Cover Sheet, Cost Proposal, Technical Proposal, Company Commercialization Report, Verification Proposal, and SBIR Updates

Using the Tutorial

This tutorial has been designed to work with Microsoft Internet Explorer® version 6+ and Netscape™ version 6+. It contains animated demonstrations of procedures, for which you will need the Macromedia Flash™ player version 7. The Flash player can be downloaded and installed at no cost from Macromedia®. You may not be able to view the animated demonstrations if you are using another browser, such as Netscape version 4. For detailed documentation of the system requirements and known incompatibilities, please see the Tutorial FAQ.

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This tutorial was last updated in May 2006.

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