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General Procurement Information

Contract Opportunities

Research Opportunities

  • Research Opportunities at Headquarters
  • A Research Announcement may result in the award of a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement.
  • NASA Research Announcements (NRAs) - provide for the submission of competitive project ideas in one or more program areas of interest.
  • Announcements of Opportunity (AOs) - solicit investigative ideas that contribute to broad research objectives.
  • Cooperative Agreement Notices(CANs) - competitively solicits research that envision a cooperative agreement as the award instrument.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology (STTR) Programs

  • The SBIR Program provides seed money to US small businesses for developing innovative concepts that meet NASA mission requirements through a three-phase process. Each year NASA invites small businesses to offer proposals in response to technical topics listed in the annual SBIR Program Solicitation.
  • The STTR Program awards contracts to small business concerns for cooperative research and development. Although modeled after the SBIR Program, STTR is a separately funded activity.
  • SBIR/STTR Program Information
  • NASA Shared Services Center SBIT/STTR

Scientific and Technical Information
NASA is committed to spreading the unique knowledge that flows from its aeronautics and space research to the marketplace.

NASA'S Education Program
Learning opportunities for the educational community.

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