Program Events

Interactive virtual learning engagements and one-on-ones connecting NASA SBIR/STTR awardees past, present, and potential with the incredible opportunities available within the program and the enthusiastic community of NASA experts who can help you take advantage of them.
Welcome to the hub for the NASA SBIR/STTR Connections Series! Below, you’ll find information on the upcoming interactive events we’ve got planned, along with accompanying resources. This is where you’ll be able to check dates and times as they’re announced, browse any pre-event information, and find post-event recordings.
All events will be announced via email, so for the most up-to-date information, be sure to join our mailing list here. And if you’re looking to talk with a NASA SBIR/STTR expert outside of these events, we encourage you to reach out to one of the Center Technology Transition Leads listed here.

Phase II Extended (II-E) – Enabling Continued Development and Transitions
June 2022
June 22, 2022 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm ET

Join Webinar: Event concluded
Join Networking Event: N/A

Infusion into a NASA mission and/or commercialization in the market are the end goals of the NASA SBIR/STTR program. During this virtual event, you will learn how the Phase II Extended (II-E) opportunity can enable further technology development toward one or both of these transitions. Our NASA experts will also detail what steps to take to best position your small business to receive these additional funds.
  • Intended for: Phase II awardees
  • Event Type: Virtual panel with audience Q&A
  • Post-event virtual networking? | No
Resources:
  • Presentation PDF: Download here
  • Webinar recording: Watch here

Transition Matchmaking
July 2022
Week of July 11, 2022

Register: By invitation only
To join, refer to your personal calendar invite

The NASA SBIR/STTR program knows that finding customers can be a challenge for many of the small businesses that make their way through our program. This pilot matchmaking event will focus on a small number of subtopics from previous solicitations; small businesses from those subtopics will be invited to sign up for a virtual meeting with other NASA programs that may have available funding opportunities or be able to provide transition perspectives—helping our small businesses expand their customer base outside of our program.

  • Intended for: Phase II awardees from select subtopics; if you are eligible to sign up, you will be notified via email
  • Event Type: Virtual one-on-one meetings
Resources: None

2022 Phase I Awardee Welcome Event
August 2022
August 18, 2022 | 12:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Join Webinar: Link will be emailed to all 2022 NASA SBIR and STTR Phase I awardees
Join Networking Event: Link will be emailed to all 2022 NASA SBIR and STTR Phase I awardees

The NASA SBIR/STTR program invites all 2022 NASA SBIR and STTR Phase I awardees to join us for an interactive event to welcome you and your fellow 2022 NASA SBIR/STTR awardees to the program! This virtual gathering will include information to help you navigate your Phase I period, Q&As hosted by NASA experts, and a networking session to give you the time to get to know the program team and your new peers.
  • Intended for: 2022 Phase I awardees
  • Event Type: Virtual panel with audience Q&A
  • Virtual networking? Yes
Resources: Coming soon!

Phase II Proposal Prep
October 2022
Join Webinar: Link to come
Join Networking Event: Link to come

Details coming!
  • Intended for: Phase I awardees
  • Event Type: Virtual panel with audience Q&A
  • Post-event virtual networking? | TBD
Resources: To be posted in advance of event

2023 Phase I Solicitations One-on-Ones
November 2022
Register: Link to come
Join Networking Event: Link to come

Details coming!
  • Intended for: Anyone interested in applying to the NASA SBIR/STTR 2023 Phase I solicitations
  • Event Type: Virtual one-on-one meetings

Resources: To be posted in advance of event

Dissecting the 2023 Phase I Solicitations
January 2023
Join Webinar: Link to come
Join Networking Event: N/A

Details coming!
  • Event Type: TBD
Resources: To be posted in advance of event

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