Department of Transportation SBIR Solicitation Now Open

October 20th, 2015 by Sarah Ricard

The U.S. Department of Transportation SBIR program’s 16.1 solicitation is open through Dec. 16, 2015.

The following solicitation topics are available:

  • External Lighting Enhancements to Reduce Bird Strike Events
  • Technological Enhancements to Improve and Expand Casual Carpooling System
  • Connected Bicycle: Communicating with Vehicles and Infrastructure
  • Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection Devices for Transit Buses

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center hosted an introductory webinar on Sept. 16 featuring DoT SBIR Program Manager Rachael Sack and Program Director Melissa Wong. wiki View the archived webinar.

Technical and administrative questions will be accepted through Monday, Nov. 23. Submit questions to

Click here for more information on the solicitation requirements.