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CLM059 Fundam entals of Small Business for the Acquisition Workforce lesson 4.2 -DoD -Managed Small Business Programs TOC I RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP SBIR/STTR Phase m Key points for Contracting Officers a nd Program Managers to know regarding SBIR/STTR phase Ill include: There is no limit on the number, duration, type, or dollar value of awards made to a business. • The small business size limits for Phase I and Phase 11 awards do no t apply to Phase Ill awards. Phase Ill contracts can be awarded withou t further competition, as the competition aspects of Phase I and Phase II satisfy the statutory competition requirements. I f a justification & approval (J&A) is required, it will suffice to state that the project derives from a prior SBIR award and is authorized under 10 u.s.c. 2304( b)(2) . • Phase I and Phase II SBIR technical data rights/ intellectual property rights extend to Phase II1 awards. • Phase Ill contract actions must be reported in the Federal Procurement Data System to ensure proper coding for SBIR contracts. To derive maximum value, Contracting Officers should include specific incentives in contract language to target and incentivize incorporation of SBIR technologies by prime contractors. ~I Poge1lof31 I.....Back Next
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CLM059 Fundam entals of Small Business for the Acquisition Workforce lesson 4.2 -DoD-Managed Small Business Program s TOC I RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP Enabling SBIR/STTR Program Participation In order to stimulate and foster scientific and technological innovation, including increasing commercialization of Federal R/R&D, the program must follow a uniform competitive process For maximum participation by interested small business concerns, it is important that the planning, scheduling and coordination of agency program solicitation release dates be completed as early as practicable to coincide with the commencement of the fiscal year on October 1. Bunching of agency program solicitation release and closing dates may prohibit small business concerns from preparation and timely submission of proposals for more than one STTR project. SBA's coordination of agency schedules minimizes the bunching of proposed release and closing dates. STTR agencies may elect to publish multiple program solicitations within a given fiscal year to facilitate in -house agency proposal review and evaluation scheduling. ~I Poge13of31 I .....Back Next
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CLM059 Fundame ntals of Small Business for the Acquisition Workforce l esson 4.2 · DoD-Mllnaged Small Business Programs TOC I RESOURCES I PRINT I HELP SBI R/ STTR Data Rights The SBIR/STTR data rights clause provides the Government limited rights in technical data and restricted rights in computer software during the SBIR and STIR data protection period. DFARS 252.227-701B(a)(15) defines limited rights as "the rights to use, modify, reproduce, release, perform, display, or disclose technical data, in whole or in part, within the Governm en t ." All SBI R and STTR contrac ts must contain the da ta rights clause .
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