Program Office

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL/XPP)
1864 4th Street
Bldg 15 Rm 225
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Toll Free: 1-800-222-0336
Fax: (937) 255-2219


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Air Force SBIR/STTR topic pre-release

The Air Force 2015.1 SBIR and 2015.A STTR solicitation topics have been pre-released on our website. The topics are listed here with the technical points of contact (TPOC), their phone number, and email address. During this Air Force pre-release period, proposing firms have an opportunity to contact TPOCs by phone or email to ask technical questions about specific solicitation topics. Questions should be limited to specific information related to improving the understanding of a particular topic's requirements. Proposing firms may not ask for advice or guidance on solution approach, nor submit additional material to the TPOC.

Tech Success

Colorado small business uses SBIR award to meet challenge of identifying improved methods for heat conduction and rejection from system electronics for advanced fighter aircraft. Read more about this effort on our News & Events page.

Dr. Sayangdev Naha, ADA Technologies’ principal investigator, tests the thermal resistance of  thermal grease in an ASTM D5470 Thermal Interface Material (TIM) tester. (Courtesy photo)

Air Force SBIR/STTR Outreach

Our expanding outreach activities to under-served states and disadvantaged businesses/individuals will be taking us to various states and small business events. Look for us in Kansas City, Indianapolis, San Antonio and Tucson. We also plan to participate in several online webinars with other DoD components. Our schedule is subject to change, so please contact us for current information on our planned outreach activities or to suggest an event for our consideration. 

December 2014

The Air Force SBIR/STTR program will be participating in the upcoming Beyond Phase II and 2014 SAME events. Visit our News & Events page for more details.

5 December - David Sikora, Air Force SBIR/STTR program manager, will participate in a panel discussion hosted by the Indiana Aerospace and Defense Council. Visit our News & Events page for more details.

January 2015

 Plans are being finalized to partner with other federal SBIR/STTR programs at events in Tucson, Arizona and Lincoln, Nebraska.  Details will be posted soon.

Solicitation status

See our Solicitation Schedule for information on Air Force solicitations. Also see the DoD Solicitations for instructions and additional guidance on topic selections for all of the military services.

 If you are new to the Air Force SBIR/STTR program be sure to review the guidelines and other valuable information on our Phase I Awardee Training page in the Small Business section. We appreciate your feedback on this training:  If you have any comments or need further assistance, please send us an e-mail.

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Using this site

The Air Force SBIR/STTR program office is dedicated to meeting the goals of the program:

  • Stimulate technological innovation
  • Use small businesses to meet federal R/R&D needs
  • Foster and encourage participation by socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses in technological innovation
  • Increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from federal R/R&D

Our website is tailored to meet the needs of all users, whether you are from government, small business, prime contractors or academia. By selecting your area of business or interest on the left side of the page, you will find the information you need to understand and succeed with the Air Force SBIR/STTR programs.

All users have access to various search capabilities, from topics to awards, by using the "Topics/Award Data" tool on the right and the Advanced Technology Search tool, which provides even greater search capabilities.

Additional information, such as points of contact and publications, can be accessed via the links at the top of the page.

Be sure to update any of your bookmarks or shortcuts to our website. The old link,, is no longer valid.

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Topic/Award Data


Please select the area you work within in relation to the SBIR & STTR programs from the menu on the left.