DOT FY21 Phase 1 SBIR Pre-Offer Webinar

February 21, 2021

DOT FY21 Phase 1 SBIR Pre-Offer Webinar

A Pre-Offer Webinar for the Department of Transportation (DOT) FY21 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Solicitation will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET for all small businesses and persons that are interested in or considering submitting an offer. Attendees will learn about the U.S. DOT’s SBIR program, this year’s topics, and Pitch Day, and have the opportunity to submit administrative questions.

The U.S. DOT's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 SBIR Phase I Solicitation is now open from February 4, 2021 through March 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm (ET).

FY21 Research Topics

Federal Highway Administration
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