DoD SBIR Grants for Drones R&D
The DoD invests up to $1 BILLION annually in funding and takes 0% equity for each investment. There are over a hundred funding opportunities.
Phase I $150,000
Phase II $1,000,000
Due Date: July 1, 2019
Mission: The DOD SBIR/STTR Program’s mission is to elicit innovative solutions from the small business community that address defense technology gaps confronting the DOD and to include technologies that will also have high commercialization potential in the private sector.
Topics for Drones Technology
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF)
Deep Reinforcement Learning Methods and Simulated Learning Environments for Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) Applications
Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Flight Without Supervisory Control
Manned-Unmanned Directional Mesh Enhanced Tactical Airborne Networks
Unmanned Vehicle Launch & Recovery (L&R) for MK VI Patrol Boats
Unmanned Airborne Reconfigurable Naval Communications Network
Improved Propulsion Technologies for Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Systems
To see the full list of topics: https://www.sbir.gov/node/1604627
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