With more award money and faster timelines, Army looks to make contract process easier for small businesses

By Dan Schere / October 25, 2022 at 12:46 PM
By awarding more money to small businesses and speeding up the timeframe in which they are awarded contracts, the Army hopes to remove barriers to the private sector in the acquisition process. The service is creating a “catalyst program” for the Small Business Innovation Research program, which would be a pilot program under the Army secretary’s direction, service spokeswoman Karen Kurtz confirmed to Inside Defense . The program would award contracts as large as $15 million to $25 million. “This...

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