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SBIR/STTR Up for Reauthorization---Again!

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It's hard to believe that we are doing this again (and as many of you recall, we recently wrote on the push in Washington to make the SBIR/STTR Programs permanent), but the programs are once again up for...

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National SBIR/STTR Conference

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The annual National SBIR/STTR Conference is schedule for June 16 thru 18 in the Washington DC area (National Harbor, MD).  I think it is worth talking about here in the blog.  this venue is an excellent...

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SBIR & STTR Policy Directive from the SBA for 2014

The National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 re-authorized the SBIR & STTR programs but also made some changes to the programs.  The SBA published a preliminary Policy Directive on August 6th, 2012 and...

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SBIR Program and Intellectual Property Protection

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The SBIR & STTR programs provide for intellectual property rights to the small business awardee.  The SBIR or STTR awardee is usually given IP rights in accordance with FAR 52.227-11.  This clearly...

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New SBA Policy Directive on the SBIR program

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The 2012 Defense Reauthorization Act also renewed the SBIR and STTR programs.  There were certain elements of the Act that required the SBA to establish new policy in order to implement the portions of...

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SBIR Awards and DCAA Compliant Accounting Systems

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ReliAscent (and our predecessors) have been in the business of helping SBIR firms install and operate compliant accounting systems for over 22 years.  As most SBIR firms are aware, a Phase I award is...

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Intellectual Property Rights for SBIR Awardees

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We have talked before about Intellectual Property rights for the government contractor.  I thought it might be good to get a little more specific to the SBIR awardee since this program usually always...

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