Small Business Innovation Research

Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkGSA, General Services Administration

GSA constructing another bridge across the SBIR ‘valley of death’

Jim Ghiloni, a group manager at FedSIM, said GSA is in the initial stages of development of Research, Innovation and Outcomes (RIO) vehicle to help small…

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115th Fighter Wing/Staff Sgt. Cameron LewisAir National Guard, Air Force, National Guard, guardsmen

One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

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SBA

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

The Pentagon needs to focus on software, culture and placing bets on nontraditional companies, experts say.

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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

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

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkNavy

DoD to deliver $3B in accelerated contractor payments over coming weeks

The Pentagon told its contracting officers and contract administrators to boost the amount of money it pays vendors in the form of progress payments as one way to increase their cash flow amidst a sagging economy.

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