SBIR: The funds that keep on giving

Bairstow, Jeffrey
July 1996
Laser Focus World;Jul96, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p164
Editorial. Focuses on the importance of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards, which are given by the United States federal government to aid smaller high-technology companies in the funding of their research and development efforts. Growth of the SBIR program since it was first established in 1983; Details of the three-phase program that serves as the basis of SBIR awards; Criticism of the SBIR program.


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