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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

The federal government supports research at thousands of small innovative businesses through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SBIR is a competitive program that links government agencies' needs and missions with funding for the development and commercialization of new ideas and innovative research by diverse small business. Learn more -->

SBIR Technology Manager: Bahman Habibzadeh

Fiscal Year 2014

  • Integrating Energy Efficient Solid-state Lighting with Advanced Sensors, Controls and Connectivity 
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes to Reduce Soft Costs of Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Technologies for Retrofitting Existing Buildings
  • Integrating Advanced Whole-building Energy Simulation into End-user Workflows and Tools 

Letters of Intent Due:  Dec 16, 2013
Full Applications Due:  Feb 4, 2014

Fiscal Year 2013

  • Energy Conservation Applications for Solid-State Lighting (especially OLEDs)
  • Low-Cost Solar Cogeneration Systems for Residential and Commercial Buildings Applications

Fiscal Year 2012

  • Solid State Lighting (SSL) Devices and Packages
  • Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps
  • High COP Electric Water Heater
  • GSHP Loop Cost Reduction
  • Fast Payback Solar Water Heaters
  • Building Envelope Materials
  • Building Controls
  • Commercial Building Power Meters