Status Report

NASA 2004 STTR Solicitation

By SpaceRef Editor
June 9, 2004
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General Information

  • Document Type: Presolicitation Notice
  • Solicitation Number: STTR2004
  • Posted Date: Jun 08, 2004
  • Original Response Date: Sep 09, 2004
  • Current Response Date: Sep 09, 2004
  • Original Archive Date: Jun 08, 2005
  • Current Archive Date: Jun 08, 2005
  • Classification Code: A — Research & Development
  • Naics Code: 541710 — Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences

Contracting Office Address
NASA/Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135


The NASA STTR program is conducted under the authority of the Small Business Technology Transfer Program Reauthorization Act of 2001. It is designed as a vehicle for converting the nation’s investment in research carried out by research institutions into new commercial technologies in order to advance U.S. economic competitiveness and high-tech development. Phase I proposals submitted in response to this solicitation must be jointly developed by a small business concern and a research institution with not less than 40% of the work being performed by the small business as the prime contractor and not less than 30% of the work being performed by the research institution.    

Eligible small businesses are invited to submit proposals in response to the NASA 2004 STTR solicitation. The NASA STTR 2004 research areas correspond to the central underlying technological competencies of each participating NASA Center. It is anticipated that the NASA 2004 STTR solicitation will identify specific product areas within each subtopic that NASA wishes to emphasize.    

To participate in the NASA STTR program, firms must have Internet access and an e-mail address. Details can be found on the NASA SBIR/STTR Home Page at . Note that the NASA 2004 STTR solicitation will be issued as a concurrent document together with the NASA 2004 SBIR solicitation. While the solicitation documents are combined, the review, selection and award processes will be conducted separately for each program. Proposals must be submitted as either an SBIR or an STTR proposals and will only be considered for award under one program.     NASA will issue the combined STTR/SBIR solicitation starting at noon Eastern time on July 7, 2004. Distribution will be by the Internet or by CD as described below. Paper copies of the solicitation will not be distributed.    

Instructions for electronic access to the solicitation are as follows: via the Internet: the solicitation and other program information will be accessible on the NASA SBIR/STTR home page which can be viewed at . Those requesting the solicitation are strongly encouraged to download it from the NASA Home Page as described above. However, if that is not possible, a CD containing the solicitation may be requested by U.S. Mail from the NASA SBIR/STTR Support Office, REI Systems, Inc 4041 Powder Mill Road, Suite 311, Calverton, MD 20705–3106 or via FAX at (301)937-0204. The request must include the name and full address of the requester. CDs will be distributed by U.S. Mail starting July 7, 2004. Questions regarding electronic access and other administrative matters should be referred to (301)937-0888. Detailed instructions for proposal development and submission are contained in the solicitation. Proposals are due September 09, 2004, 5:00 pm Eastern time and will be required to be submitted electronically as described in the solicitation instructions.     An ombudsman has been appointed — See NASA Specific Note “B”.

Original Point of Contact

REI Systems, NASA SBIR/STTR Support Office, Phone (301) 937-0888, Fax (301) 937-0204, Email
Email your questions to REI Systems at

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