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Innovation at Risk

on March 16, 2009 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

My essay today takes a look at the Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) program. In all likelihood it will continue, but a reauthorization still hasn't happened.

Here is the lead: 

One of the few effective government programs to support innovation is at risk. The language authorizing the Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) program is set to expire on March 20, and so far, disputes have hampered a reauthorization resolution. What is at stake? Millions of jobs and technological innovations that contribute to national defense, the environment, and health care, among many other areas.

Now read the rest.

Category:  Capitol Hill  Technology Transfer  Tags:  sbir, r&d

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