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DEFENSE PICKS 363 MORE SBIR PHASE I AWARDS

March 05, 1999

The Department of Defense has released statistics for the 98.2 Phase I solicitation of the Small Business Innovation Research Program. The agency announced selection of 363 Phase I awards in 36 states. DOD funded 10.9 percent of the 3,339 Phase I proposals received. An accompanying table on the SSTI web site http://ssti.org/Digest/Tables/DODPhase1.htm provides the distribution of awards and proposal-to-award conversion ratios by state. Abstracts for the selections may be found on the DOD SBIR website at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/sadbu/sbir/