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SBIR Outreach Event:
How GSA is Helping to "Bridge the Valley of Death"

Thursday, May 4th, 2023 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET

View the slides: How GSA is Helping to Bridge the Valley of Death (PDF, 24 pages)

View the FAQ: How GSA is Helping to Bridge the Valley of Death (PDF, 11 pages)

View the meeting recording: How GSA is Helping to "Bridge the Valley of Death"

NOTE: Please reach out to for more information on RIO.

Join the GSA FAS AAS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) team as we provide an overview of GSA’s assisted acquisition services and how we can assist with meeting commercialization goals.

In this session, we’ll discuss:

  • GSA’s SBIR/STTR Intake Process
  • SBIR/STTR refresher with an emphasis on Phase III
  • GSA SBIR/STTR Update (all Phases)
  • GSA SBIR/STTR Initiatives (to include a potential Governmentwide IDIQ vehicle - RIO)

This event is best suited for anyone interested in learning more about GSA’s SBIR/STTR assisted acquisition services (e.g., potential clients, existing clients, SBIR contractors, Federal employees who want to learn more about GSA’s SBIR/STTR Phase III initiatives.)


Rodney Couick

Rodney Couick

Program Advisor

Jim Ghiloni

Jim Ghiloni

Labs Director (RIO Contract)

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