Small Business Innovation Research

Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkFAR, Federal Acquisition Regulation,Contracting

It’s April, but end-of-termism will start to slow federal contracting

Political appointees begin to depart. In their absence, contractors should prepare for a slowdown in new and innovative project starts.

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This Feb. 27, 2018, photo shows electronics for use in a quantum computer in the quantum computing lab at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. Describing the inner workings of a quantum computer isn’t easy, even for top scholars. That’s because the machines process information at the scale of elementary particles such as electrons and photons, where different laws of physics apply. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The quantum battle for the Indo-Pacific theater: Intersections of technology and territory

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkFederal Acquisition, GSA

New organization plays matchmaker for innovators, DoD

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cyber, EPA, Water Contamination Nitrates Oregon

Conflict of interest comes to light in the EPA’s small business innovation research program

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MC1 (AW/SW) Michael D. ColeU.S. Navy, Project Overmatch

Navy tech bridges connecting small businesses with its needs

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/AzriSuratmin)Multiple-award contracts (MACs)

New data shines brighter light on merits, impacts of SBIR, STTR programs

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkFederal Acquisition, GSA

New federal acquisition rule would straighten out small business rights

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkGSA

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

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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

A Virginia National Guard thinks it’s found a way to save the Air Force hundreds of thousands of man hours each year just by auto-filling a single form.

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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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SBA

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

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Small Business Administration is looking to showcase entrepreneurs developing technology in key industries in part through federal funding.

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