The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to launch its Small Business Applied Research (SBAR) pilot to acquire research and development activities that will result in feasible solutions to challenges identified by select missions in Africa and Eastern Europe, as listed in Section III of the solicitation and described in more detail in the Addenda.

SBAR is a field-based initiative that establishes a streamlined and unique pathway for the Agency to expand its access to U.S. small businesses for solutions to some of the world's most daunting development challenges. USAID seeks to tap emerging solutions in cutting-edge technology, new scientific applications, products, or services that are aligned with USAID mission strategies and are readily adaptable for delivery and sustainability in the countries in which USAID implements development programs.

Eligibility for this pilot is restricted to U.S. small businesses. As discussed below, the successful implementation of a federal research and development (R&D) program will be considered as part of the evaluation. Successful participation in a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is an example of prior R&D experience with a federal agency.

Note that USAID does not have an SBIR program and will not be issuing SBIR awards as a result of this solicitation.

Please be sure to review the file entitled "USAID BAA-MOSO-SBAR-2018 Amendment #2" which has been incorporated under a FBO.gov heading "Solicitation 1". Also review the "Questions and Responses" file "ver Apr 16" and the "Page 7 Budget Template".
Deadline Date2018-04-27
Publication Date2018-04-20
CountrySenegal
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationAgency for International Development
Attention OfShirley L. Baldwin, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov - Jessica Faber, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov
Class DescriptionResearch & Development
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2018-04-16

Small Business Applied Research Pilot

Please be sure to review the file entitled "USAID BAA-MOSO-SBAR-2018 Amendment #2" which has been incorporated under a FBO.gov heading "Solicitation 1". Also review the "Questions and Responses" file "ver Apr 16" and the "Page 7 Budget Template".
Deadline Date2018-04-23
Publication Date2018-04-16
CountrySenegal
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationAgency for International Development
Attention OfShirley L. Baldwin, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov - Jessica Faber, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov
Class DescriptionResearch & Development
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2018-04-13

Small Business Applied Research Pilot

Amendment #2 extends the concept due date to Friday, April 27 at 9AM, Frankfurt, Germany time. 
Deadline Date2018-04-23
Publication Date2018-04-13
CountrySenegal
Procurement StatusAmended
OrganisationAgency for International Development
Attention OfShirley L. Baldwin, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov - Jessica Faber, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov
Class DescriptionResearch & Development
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2018-03-06

Small Business Applied Research Pilot

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to launch its Small Business Applied Research (SBAR) pilot to acquire research and development activities that will result in feasible solutions to challenges identified by select missions in Africa and Eastern Europe, as listed in Section III of the solicitation and described in more detail in the Addenda.

SBAR is a field-based initiative that establishes a streamlined and unique pathway for the Agency to expand its access to U.S. small businesses for solutions to some of the world's most daunting development challenges. USAID seeks to tap emerging solutions in cutting-edge technology, new scientific applications, products, or services that are aligned with USAID mission strategies and are readily adaptable for delivery and sustainability in the countries in which USAID implements development programs.

Eligibility for this pilot is restricted to U.S. small businesses. As discussed below, the successful implementation of a federal research and development (R&D) program will be considered as part of the evaluation. Successful participation in a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is an example of prior R&D experience with a federal agency.

Note that USAID does not have an SBIR program and will not be issuing SBIR awards as a result of this solicitation.

Deadline Date2018-04-23
Publication Date2018-03-06
CountrySenegal
Procurement StatusActive
OrganisationAgency for International Development
Attention OfShirley L. Baldwin, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov - Jessica Faber, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov
Class DescriptionResearch & Development
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

Version of 2018-02-28

Small Business Applied Research Pilot

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Frankfurt and Africa Acquisition and Assistance Labs intend to launch a new small business initiative, the Small Business Applied Research (SBAR) Pilot.

USAID will be hosting the equivalent of a pre-proposal conference to brief interested U.S. small businesses on the morning of March 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Registration is required.

Deadline DateNone Provided
Publication Date2018-02-28
CountryUnited States of America
Procurement StatusActive
OrganisationAgency for International Development
Attention OfShirley L. Baldwin, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov - Jessica Faber, Contracting and Agreement Officer, Email sbar@usaid.gov
Class DescriptionResearch & Development
SourceFederal Business Opportunities (FBO)

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