U.S. DOT SBIR's FY21 Phase I Solicitation is Now Open
This solicitation will close at 3:00 pm ET on March 8, 2021.
For more information about the solicitation and how to submit an offer, please visit our website. A pre-offer webinar for small businesses interested in applying to the U.S. DOT SBIR FY 2021 solicitation will be held on Thursday, February 11th at 1:00 pm ET. Register here. FY21 Research Topics Full descriptions of the research topics are included in Section VIII of the Solicitation. The proposed topic list shared during the pre-solicitation has been amended for the U.S. DOT FY21 Phase I Solicitation as follows:
Topic 21-FT1, Robots for Unmanned Disinfection and Decontamination of Transit Assets, has been updated with clarifications.
Topic 21-FH3, Accelerating Performance Testing Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Equipment, has been updated with additional links to technical references.
Topic 21-FH4, Reference Hardware for Infrastructure GPS Abnormality Detector for Connected and Automated Vehicle Applications, has been updated with clarifications.
The FY21 topics are: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
21-FH1: Device for Assessing Environmental Impact of Post-Consumer Waste Plastic in Highway and Airfield Materials and Pavements
21-FH2: In-situ Determination of Pore Solution Resistivity
21-FH3: Accelerating Performance Testing Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Equipment
21-FH4: Reference Hardware for Infrastructure GPS Abnormality Detector for Connected and Automated Vehicle Applications
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
21-FM1: Automated Vehicles: Deployment of Traffic Warning Devices (Triangles)
21-FM2: Readiness Assessment Technology
Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
21-FR1: Passenger Train Exterior Side Door Safety
21-FR2: Wheel Measuring Device
Federal Transit Administration (FTA)
21-FT1: Robots for Unmanned Disinfection and Decontamination of Transit Assets
21-FT2: Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Inspect, Repair and Sanitize Transit Vehicles
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
21-NH1: Securing Safe Passage when Crossing a Roadway to Board Buses
21-NH2: Ignition Interlock Device Data-Integrated Mobile Device App
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
21-PH1: Lithium Ion Battery Packaging
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