Upcoming SBIR/STTR Events

Last updated December 2, 2022

The Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR), known as “America’s Seed Fund,” provides nondilutive grants to small businesses to help them develop and commercialize technology innovations. Are you working on your application for the Department of Energy’s latest SBIR/STTR release, or considering applying? In collaboration with the American-Made Program, Power Connectors may support DOE by providing recruitment, outreach, mentorship, and training to help new and existing applicants succeed across the continuum of DOE-funded innovation programs. Check out the water and solar resources!

See below for a list of upcoming and past events specifically related to the current DOE SBIR/STTR solicitation (FY23 Phase 1 Release 2).

Upcoming Events

DOE Webinars
Power Connector Events

Past Events

Topic Webinars
  • SETO SBIR/STTR Topics Webinar – The Solar Energy Technologies Office hosted a webinar on the solar-focused topics/sub-topics for this SBIR/STTR release. Watch the recording here; password “9fZV3g3p.”
  • WPTO SBIR/STTR Topics Webinar – The Water Power Technologies Office hosted a webinar on the waterpower-focused topics/sub-topics in the Nov. 7 SBIR/STTR release. The recording will be available here.
  • DOE Topics Webinar 1 – Hear from Topic Managers on the Cybersecurity, Energy, Security, and Emergency Response (CESER); Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (NNSA);  Electricity (OE); Environmental Management (EM); and Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) topics 1-9 and 22-28. Watch recording and download slides.
  • DOE Topics Webinar 2 – Get insight into the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) topics 10-21. EERE includes the Solar Energy Technologies Office, Water Power Technologies Office, and others. Watch recording and download slides.
  • DOE Topics Webinar 3 – Hear from Topic Managers for insight into the Fusion Energy Sciences (FES), High Energy Physics (HEP), and Nuclear Energy (NE) topics 29-41. Watch recording and download slides.
Power Connector Webinars
  • Gearing up for SBIR: A Prep Session for First-Time SBIR Applicants – CEBN hosted office hours on how to make the most of available resources, the timeline of the application, and steps you can take now to start a successful application. Watch the recording.
  • Justice40 and SBIR: Resources for Underrepresented Founders – CEBN hosted office hours focused on the connection between SBIR and Justice40, resources available for first-time applicants and underrepresented founders, and other opportunities for funding. Watch the recording.


More Information

Learn more about the Department of Energy’s current SBIR/STTR solicitation.

Water Power Technologies Office SBIR/STTR

Solar Energy Technologies Office SBIR/STTR