With expiration looming, DOD braces for potential SBIR program lapse

By Briana Reilly / September 2, 2022 at 9:26 AM
Defense Department officials are bracing themselves for a potential lapse in small business grant programs -- a key pillar of the military's broader innovation environment -- as lawmakers work to hammer out a deal ahead of a looming deadline. With less than a month to go before the complementary Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs reach their Sept. 30 expiration, the Pentagon is already warning current and future participants that solicitations won’t be posted and ongoing...

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