The Army is giving working dogs longer careers with new hearing protection.
Charlie E. Williams, Jr. and Nick Tsiopanas, members of the Section 809 panel, explain why their recommendations will benefit both DoD and small firms.
Richard Beutel and Andrew Caron make the case for why Congress should expand rapid acquisition authorities to all agencies.
On this episode, we talk to Robert Brooke, director of federal funding programs at the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology, about the federal government’s Small Business Innovative Research program. Brooke explains how SBIR is designed to fund startups that are creating new and untested technologies, while letting the company retain commercialization rights.
The Navy wants to bring more small businesses into the fold to help foster research and innovation. The Small Business Innovation Research program assists businesses by streamlining the process to develop, test and implement technologies for use by warfighters. Robert Smith, director of SBIR, discussed this on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the 2018 Sea Air Space Expo in National Harbor, Maryland.