The GAO recently released a report detailing the awarding of federal innovation programs SBIR and STTR, and found that timeliness is still a major problem.
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SBTC Executive Director Jere Glover recently testified before the Senate Small Business Committee urging lawmakers to reauthorize SBIR and STTR as soon as possible.
NSBA would like to thank the House Committee on Small Business for their stewardship of legislation to reauthorize the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
The SBA's Federal and State Technology Partnership Program recently announced awards of $100,000 to 20 state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, and colleges and universities to help bolster technology-based small businesses.
Last week, the House Committee on Small Business held a hearing, "Oversight of the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs – Part II" to examine how the SBIR and STTR programs are working.
NSBA and SBTC recently gathered more than 500 signatures from small-business owners and organizations urging changes to the proposed SBIR/STTR regulations that would open the program to large and foreign corporations.