Small Business Innovation Research

The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Why Congress should reauthorize, strengthen the SBIR program

Emily Murphy, the former administrator of the General Services Administration and now a Senior Fellow with the Center for Government Contracting at George…

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Small Business Administration wants to show off new technologies made possible through its funding programs

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Federal News NetworkJerry McGinn, George Mason University

Defense innovation bumps up against a Cold War budget system

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The government should stop threatening startups’ IP rights

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SBA

This research executive has done a lot to bring small businesses into the fold

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FILE - In this June 3, 2019 file photo, a pilot speaks to a crew member by an F/A-18 fighter jet on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea. The U.S. Navy is trying to put together a new coalition of nations to counter what it sees as a renewed maritime threat from Iran. Meanwhile, Iran finds itself backed into a corner and ready for a possible conflict. It stands poised on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, to further break the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)

Navy benefits thanks to creative program manager’s use of small businesses

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

How the Biden administration can make DoD an innovation powerhouse

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Christie Canaria is the Small Business Innovation Research program director at the National Cancer Institute and a finalist for the Women in Technology leadership award.

National Cancer Institute brings diversity of thought, people to help small business innovators

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GSA FAS update: E-commerce marketplace back on, Alliant 2 small business details coming

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A dog is backdropped by an US Army 2nd Battalion, 10th Regiment, 10th Brigade UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during a joint US-Romanian air assault exercise at the Mihail Kogalniceanu airbase, eastern Romania, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Romanian and U.S troops are staging joint exercises with U.S. Black Hawk helicopters, part of the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade nine-month rotational deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure NATO's European allies in light of Russia's invasion in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Good boy, bad hearing: Army looks to small business to protect working dogs’ ears

The Army is giving working dogs longer careers with new hearing protection.

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Rich McFaddenRandolph AFB, TX, 11 Aug 10:  2nd Lt. Elizabeth Thigpen, 562nd flying Training Squadron, flies the T-43 simulator for the last time at Randolph. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rich McFadden) (released)

Air Force looking for innovation around simulators in upcoming Pitch Day

The Air Force is looking to duplicate the success of its recent pitch days later this year, with one focused on simulator technologies.

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Thornberry unveils potential punishments for DoD’s slow implementation of acquisition reforms

House Armed Services Ranking Member Mac Thornberry wants to punish DoD for taking too long with reforms.

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