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DOT to Call for Innovative Research Proposals from Small Businesses

Contact: Nancy Wilochka
202-366-5128
RITA 02-12

Friday, March 30, 2012 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will seek innovative proposals from small businesses to address research needs facing the Department's agencies. On April 2, DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration/John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center will release the final Fiscal Year 2012 solicitation for its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.  The solicitation, which will contain eight research topic descriptions, will invite small businesses to submit research proposals no later than June 5, 2012. The solicitation will be available online at http://www.volpe.dot.gov/sbir.