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Proposal Information

    *Topic Responding To:

    *Proposal Title:

    *Total Hours:

    Indicate the total number of hours that employees of this company (excluding subcontractors or consultants) will work on this project, according to your proposal

    *Amount Requested:

    May be up to $150, 000 unless otherwise indicated in Section IX of Solicitation

    *Proposed Duration

    (In months - not to exceed 6)

    Notes

    Company Information

      *Company Name:

      Company URL:

      *Address Line 1:

      Address Line 2:

      *City:

      *State:

      *Postal Code:

      (https://tools.usps.com/go/ZipLookupAction!input.action

      -

      *Telephone:

      Please use this format: xxx-xxx-xxxx

      *Number of Employees:

      (including all affiliates)

      *DUNS + 4:

      (http://www.dnb.com/get-a-duns-number.html)

      *TIN/EIN:

      CAGE Code:

      CAGE codes are provided during the System for Awards (SAM) registration process

      (https://www.sam.gov/portal/SAM/##11)

      *Company Registered at SBIR.gov:

      SBC Control ID:

      Representation and Certificates

      *System for Award Management (SAM) Valid Until:

      *If SAM validation is pending, please enter today's date and select "Yes" below:

      *If selected for an award under the 16.1 Phase I Solicitation, is your firm interested in participating in the U.S. DOT’s Commercialization Assistance Program? The program provides assistance to Phase I awardees in the area of commercialization planning and strategy (see Section III (C)(3) of the Solicitation). Firms selected for award can choose to receive assistance from (1) U.S. DOT’s pre-approved vendor, Dawnbreaker, or (2) their own proposed subcontractor (and provide additional documentation for verification as determined by U.S. DOT’s Acquisitions Office). Please choose one of the following:




      Congressional District

      *State:

      *District:

      Point of Contact Information

        *POC Title:

        *POC First :

        POC Middle:

        *POC Last:

        *POC Telephone:

        Please use this format: xxx-xxx-xxxx

        *POC Email:

        *Retype Email:

        (for verification)

        Principal Investigator Information

          *PI First Name:

          PI Middle Name:

          *PI Last Name:

          *Telephone:

          Please use this format: xxx-xxx-xxxx


          *Email:

          *Retype Email:

          (for verification)

          Subcontractor/Consultant Information

            Please list all of the subcontractors or consultants that you have identified as working on this project in your proposal. If no subcontractor or consultant leave blank.

            Indicate the total number of hours that subcontractors or consultants will work on this project, according to your proposal.

            Subcontractor/Consultant Name:

            # of Labor Hours for project:

            Subcontractor/Consultant Name:

            # of Labor Hours for project:

            Subcontractor/Consultant Name:

            # of Labor Hours for project:

            NOTE: Please remember that for Phase I proposals, a minimum of 2/3 of the research or analytical effort, measured in labor hours, must be performed by the small business submitting the proposal. Only 1/3 of the effort, measured in labor hours, may be performed by subcontractors and consultants

            Project Summary Information

              *Abstract:

              (Cut and Paste From Appendix B of your Completed Proposal) (Limited to two hundred words in this space only. The Project Summary of successful proposals may be published by the U.S. DOT and, therefore, shall not contain classified or proprietary information)

              Anticipated Results/Potential Commercial Applications of Results:

              (Cut and Paste From Appendix B of your Completed Proposal)

              Keywords:

              Offeror Certification Information

                As defined in the current Solicitation, the offeror certifies

                *The Principal Investigator proposed in your proposal is primarily employed by your firm/company at the time of award and during the conduct of research.

                *Is a Small Business Concern (SBC) and meets the definition stated in Section I.E of the solicitation; and that it meets the eligibility requirements in I.C of the solicitation.

                Socially and economically disadvantaged SBC:

                *Woman-owned SBC:

                *HUBZone SBC certified by SBA (https://www.sba.gov/hubzone/):

                Student/Faculty Owned SBC:

                *Minority Owned SBC:

                *Will you permit the Government to disclose the title and technical abstract page of your proposed project, plus the name, address, and telephone number of the corporate official of your concern, if your proposal does not result in an award, to the appropriate local and State-level economic development organizations that may be interested in contacting you for further information?

                *Has this proposal been submitted to other US Government agencies or their components?

                (If yes, list the name(s) of the agency or component and topic number in the space provided below.)

                *Agency:

                *Topic Number:

                Is the Phase I project Manufacturing-Related or is the resultant Phase II project Manufacturing-Related?

                Meaning relating to: (i) manufacturing processes, equipment and systems; or (ii) manufacturing workforce skills and protection as defined in Executive Order 13329.

                Is the Phase I project or Phase II resultant project related to Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy?

                As defined in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (Act) P.L. 110-140

                Has your company received Federal & State Technology Partnership Program (FAST) Assistance?

                *Has any individual in your company or your company been convicted of a fraud-related crime involving funding received under the SBIR program or STTR program?

                *Has any individual in your company or your company been found civilly liable for a fraud-related violation involving funding received under the SBIR program or STTR program?

                *Is your company majority-owned by multiple venture capital operating companies, hedge funds, or private equity firms? (Please note that the USDOT’s SBIR Program will not accept proposals from or make awards to small business concerns that are owned by such entities. Small business concerns with such ownership are ineligible to submit proposals under this solicitation.

                Choose Your Proposal Documents

                  Use the "Browse" button to choose your Proposal document to be uploaded:


                  NOTE: ** All 3 files REQUIRED; ONLY Adobe and Excel files will be accepted! The proposal file names shall contain eight (8) characters; the first three shall be the topic number the proposal is associated with (i.e., FH3), and the remaining five characters shall be a unique abbreviation of the company’s name.

                  All three files combined must be less than 20 MB


                  *Technical Proposal
                  (PDF only)

                  *Cost Proposal (Appendix C)
                  (Excel or PDF)

                  *Appendices A, B, and D
                  (PDF only)

                  Review & Submit

                    Proposal Information

                    Topic Responding To:

                    Proposal Title:

                    Total Hours:

                    Indicate the total number of hours that employees of this company (excluding subcontractors or consultants) will work on this project, according to your proposal

                    Amount Requested:

                    May be up to $150, 000 unless otherwise indicated in Section IX of Solicitation

                    Proposed Duration

                    (In months - not to exceed 6)

                    Notes

                    Company Information

                    Company Name:

                    Company URL:

                    Address Line 1:

                    Address Line 2:

                    City:

                    State:

                    Postal Code:

                    Telephone:

                    Number of Employees:

                    DUNS + 4:

                    TIN/EIN:

                    CAGE Code:

                    Company Registered at SBIR.gov:

                    SBC Control ID:

                    Representation and Certificates

                    System for Award Management (SAM) Valid Until:

                    If SAM validation is pending, please enter today's date and select "Yes" below:

                    If selected for an award under the 16.1 Phase I Solicitation, is your firm interested in participating in the U.S. DOT’s Commercialization Assistance Program? The program provides assistance to Phase I awardees in the area of commercialization planning and strategy (see Section III (C)(3) of the Solicitation). Firms selected for award can choose to receive assistance from (1) U.S. DOT’s pre-approved vendor, Dawnbreaker, or (2) their own proposed subcontractor (and provide additional documentation for verification as determined by U.S. DOT’s Acquisitions Office). Please choose one of the following:

                    Congressional District

                    State:

                    District:

                    Point of Contact Information

                    POC Title:

                    POC First :

                    POC Middle:

                    POC Last:

                    POC Telephone:

                    POC Email:

                    Principal Investigator Information

                    PI First Name:

                    PI Middle Name:

                    PI Last Name:

                    Telephone:

                    Email:

                    Subcontractor/Consultant Information

                    Please list all of the subcontractors or consultants that you have identified as working on this project in your proposal. If no subcontractor or consultant leave blank.

                    Indicate the total number of hours that subcontractors or consultants will work on this project, according to your proposal.

                    Subcontractor/Consultant Name:

                    # of Labor Hours for project:

                    Subcontractor/Consultant Name:

                    # of Labor Hours for project:

                    Subcontractor/Consultant Name:

                    # of Labor Hours for project:

                    NOTE: Please remember that for Phase I proposals, a minimum of 2/3 of the research or analytical effort, measured in labor hours, must be performed by the small business submitting the proposal. Only 1/3 of the effort, measured in labor hours, may be performed by subcontractors and consultants

                    Project Summary Informationy

                    *Abstract:

                    Anticipated Results/Potential Commercial Applications of Results:

                    Keywords:

                    Offeror Certification Information

                    As defined in the current Solicitation, the offeror certifies

                    The Principal Investigator proposed in your proposal is primarily employed by your firm/company at the time of award and during the conduct of research.

                    Is a Small Business Concern (SBC) and meets the definition stated in Section I.E of the solicitation; and that it meets the eligibility requirements in I.C of the solicitation.

                    Socially and economically disadvantaged SBC:

                    Woman-owned SBC:

                    HUBZone SBC certified by SBA (https://www.sba.gov/hubzone/):

                    Student/Faculty Owned SBC:

                    Minority Owned SBC:

                    Will you permit the Government to disclose the title and technical abstract page of your proposed project, plus the name, address, and telephone number of the corporate official of your concern, if your proposal does not result in an award, to the appropriate local and State-level economic development organizations that may be interested in contacting you for further information?

                    Has this proposal been submitted to other US Government agencies or their components?

                    (If yes, list the name(s) of the agency or component and topic number in the space provided below.)

                    Agency:

                    Topic Number:

                    Is the Phase I project Manufacturing-Related or is the resultant Phase II project Manufacturing-Related?

                    Is the Phase I project or Phase II resultant project related to Energy Efficiency or Renewable Energy?

                    Has your company received Federal & State Technology Partnership Program (FAST) Assistance?

                    Has any individual in your company or your company been convicted of a fraud-related crime involving funding received under the SBIR program or STTR program?

                    Has any individual in your company or your company been found civilly liable for a fraud-related violation involving funding received under the SBIR program or STTR program?

                    Is your company majority-owned by multiple venture capital operating companies, hedge funds, or private equity firms? (Please note that the USDOT’s SBIR Program will not accept proposals from or make awards to small business concerns that are owned by such entities. Small business concerns with such ownership are ineligible to submit proposals under this solicitation.

                    Your Proposal Documents

                    Technical Proposal

                    Cost Proposal (Appendix C)

                    Appendices A, B, and D