Frequently Asked Questions

Why DoN SEC?

What are the DoN SEC Goals?

Documents / Guidance
Guidance for Small Business Innovators, Naval Subject Matter Experts, and
Program Managers on Using the SBIR Vehicle to Realize Experimentation Objectives
  • Guidebook to SBIR Experimentation
  • This guidebook seeks to help decipher the engineering and operational challenges that small businesses face in experimentation and help align their environment or event for initiative. The purpose is to serve as a comprehensive reference tool for SBIR community innovators in Phase II or III of maturity.
  • Ship Rider Orientation Guide
  • The purpose of this guide is to provide information on the environment, customs, and living conditions on board a Navy warship, as well as the expectations while aboard. There are multiple points of contact and rules of thumb that can assist civilians in life onboard, most of which is covered in this guide.

    Latest News

    Important SBIR Links
    DoD SBIR:

    DoN SBIR Experimentation Cell (SEC) Program Manager
    Scott Bartlett - Office of Naval Research, Code 36 -

    DoN SBIR Experimentation Cell (SEC) Lead
    Christopher Dillman - CTR, AUSGAR Technologies Inc. -