NASA SBIR/STTR Program Solicitation Details | Chapter 8. Submission Forms

Chapter 8. Submission Forms

Note: Previews of all forms and certifications are available via the NASA SBIR/STTR Resources website, located at

8.1 SBIR Phase II Checklist

For assistance in completing your Phase II proposal, use the following checklist to ensure your submission is complete.

  1. The proposal and innovation is submitted for one subtopic only (section 3.1).
  2. The entire proposal package is submitted consistently with the requirements outlined in section 3.4.
    • Proposal Contact Information
    • Proposal Certifications
    • Proposal Summary
    • Proposal Budget
      • Including letters of commitment for Government resources and subcontractors/consultants (if applicable)
      • Foreign Vendor form (if applicable) – Note: NASA and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a policy that requires a review of any request to purchase materials or supplies from foreign vendors
    • Technical Proposal—10 Parts in the order specified in section 3.4.4, not to exceed 46 pages, including all graphics, and starting with a table of contents.
    • Briefing Chart (must not contain proprietary data)
    • NASA Evaluation License Application, only if TAV is being proposed
    • Capital Commitments Addendum Supporting Phase II and Phase III (optional)
    • Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) Request, if applicable
    • Firm-Level Forms (completed once for all proposals submitted to a single solicitation) (Section 3.4.3)
      • Firm Certifications
      • Audit Information
      • Prior Awards Addendum
      • Commercialization Metrics Survey (CMS)
      • Disclosures of Foreign Affiliations or Relationships to Foreign Countries
    • Electronic Endorsement by the Small Business Official and Principal Investigator (PI)
  3. The technical proposal shall not exceed a total of 46 8.5- by 11-inch pages and shall follow the format requirements (section 3.4.2).
  4. The technical proposal contains all 10 parts in order (section 3.4.4).  
  5. Any additional required letters/documentation.
    • A letter of commitment from the facility manager if the research or R/R&D effort requires use of Federal facilities (section 3.4.4).
    • Letters of commitment from subcontractors/consultants.
    • Letters in support of Capital Commitments Addendum. 
    • If the firm is an eligible joint venture or limited partnership, a copy or comprehensive summary of the joint venture agreement or partnership agreement is included.
    • NASA Evaluation License Application if proposing the use of NASA technology (TAV).
    • Supporting documentation of budgeted costs.
  6. Proposed funding does not exceed $850,000 (section 1.4), and if requesting TABA, the cost for TABA does not exceed $50,000 (section 3.4.13).
  7. Proposed project duration does not exceed 24 months (section 1.3). 
  8. Proposal package electronically endorsed by the Small Business Official and the Principal Investigator (PI) at the required deadline.
  9. Complete Phase II proposal packages and all endorsements shall be received no later than 5 p.m. ET on the last day of the Phase I contract period of performance (section 6.1).