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Senate Committee Votes to Reauthorize SBIR-STTR
In a closed session late last week, the United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship unanimously passed two bills to reauthorize and improve a number of Small Business Administration (SBA) programs. PDE staff covered a roundtable discussion on these issues earlier in June.... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on June 22, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill  Technology Transfer 
SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Focus of Roundtable Discussion
PDE staff were on hand earlier this week for a roundtable held by the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee. Our report of the roundtable--SBIR and STTR Reauthorization: Ensuring a Strong Future for Small Business in Federal Research and Development--follows:The U.S. Senate Committee on Small... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on June 05, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill  Technology Transfer 
We're from the Government and We're Here to Help
On a recent appearance on MSNBC, Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee chair Mary Landrieu talked about easing the flow of credit and other efforts in Washington to help small businesses. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on April 10, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill 
SBIR Lives to Fight Another Day
Well, it wasn't a long-term reauthorization that many wanted, but the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program was extended recently through July 31, 2009. The Continuing Resolution keeping SBIR afloat expired on March 20 and while the House and Senate differed over the length of... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 27, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill 
Proposed SBA Budget Focus of Hearing
PDE staff were on hand yesterday to cover the fairly routine Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2010 for the Small Business Administration. Our report follows:Over the last eight years the agency has seen a 28 percent... [More]
Posted by: Mark Marich
on March 26, 2009
Category:  Capitol Hill 
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