Primary SBIR participating federal agencies and departments applicable to Ball Aerospace:
•Department of Commerce (NOAA/NIST)
•Department of Defense (DoD)
•Department of Energy (DOE)
•Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
•National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
•National Science Foundation (NSF)
•Small Business Administration (SBA)
Advantages of the Ball Aerospace SBIR program:
•Ball Aerospace may provide qualified small businesses with letters of support for Phase 1 SBIR proposals for technologies relevant to our business areas.
•Ball Aerospace may assist with evaluation and test of function, applicability, and technical and economic feasibility. (More extensive cooperation for Phase 2 and subsequent phases may be required.)
•Ball Aerospace participation and support of your initiatives demonstrate that your new technology has been examined for feasibility and applicability to future missions.
•Ball Aerospace participation and support of your proposal assure the government a greater return on their technology investment through synergy with related Ball Aerospace technology investments and applications across a broad range of leading edge military, commercial, space science, and earth science missions.