NASA PROGRAM UPDATE
NASA has selected 18 innovative technology proposals for negotiation of Phase 2 contract awards in the Small Business Technology Transfer program, or “STTR.” The selected projects have a total value of approximately $11 million. The contracts will be awarded to 18 high technology firms that are partnering with 15 universities in 12 states.
As an investment opportunity, STTR innovations address specific technology gaps in mission programs, provide a foundation for future technology needs, and are complementary to other NASA research investments.
NASA PRESS RELEASE
NASA has selected for development 368 small business innovation projects that include research to minimize aging of aircraft, new techniques for suppressing fires on spacecraft and advanced transmitters for deep space communications.
Chosen from more than 1,600 proposals, the competitively selected awards will address agency research and technology needs. The awards are part of NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research, or SBIR, and Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, programs.
AIA PRESS RELEASE
Reauthorization of government programs that enable small aerospace businesses to drive innovation and technology are important for our countryâ€™s future leadership and competitiveness, AIA President and CEO Marion Blakey said Thursday.