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Department of Defense Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Release 1 for 2022 (SBIR 22.1)
Thursday, December 16, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Category: Training

Department of Defense Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Release 1 for 2022  (SBIR 22.1) 

WHEN: Thursday, December 16, 2021
9:00AM - 11:00AM (PT)

WHERE: Online via Zoom 

COST: No Charge
Due to generous funding by the Mission Acceleration Center (MAC), this program is free to attend



A review of the Department of Defense (DoD) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program, with a focus on Navy & Air Force opportunities in the first release for 2022 (SBIR 22.1). Join us and learn about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs) that contain a series of topics that describe the areas of interest and needs of DoD.

Who should attend:

Innovators who are at the cutting edge of their field and interested in helping the Department of Defense solve immediate technical challenges. 


  • Kate Hoy, Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
  • Brian Shipley, U.S. Navy
  • Jimmy Colraine, AFWERX
  • Ann Kathryn Rockwell PhD, Army Futures Command Army Applications Laboratory & Army Futures Command
  • Blaise Zandoli, U.S. Army


Overview of the DoD SBIR Program

  • The DoD Release Schedule and how it works
  • Where to find the Broad Agency announcements (BAA) and other documents
  • A review of the timeline
  • How and when to reach out to topic authors
  • Overview of registrations

Navy & Air Force Topics

  • An overview of current Navy & Air Force SBIR Program
  • Review of current  topics
  • Creating a Quad Chart

Resources to Help You with your SBIR Proposal

This program in presented by The Pacific Northwest Mission Acceleration Center (PNW MAC)
The PNW MAC’s goal is to remove barriers to engagement and accelerate defense innovation, serving as the center of gravity for the Pacific Northwest startup and venture communities, academia, and local and federal partners, to support the Department of Defense. PNW MAC is a partnership with Navy Tech Bridge, National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), Impact Washington and Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC).