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Colorado PTAC SBIR/STTR Event - January 20th

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Jan 12, 2021 @ 01:01 PM

Has your business been considering submitting a proposal for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant or contract? Maybe you already have in the past, but have been wondering how they differ from a regular contract or grant, or what differences exist between agencies? What does it REALLY take to win one, and what does it REALLY take to manage one? 

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Topics: SBIR/STTR, SBIR Awards, Colorado PTAC, Submitting an SBIR/STTR Proposal, SBIR/STTR Support Services

SBIR Awards and DCAA Compliant Accounting Systems

Posted by Mike Anderson on Fri, Feb 07, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

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 usually a fixed price type award and since the dollar volume is relatively low, a compliant accounting system is not required during the phase I award.  For the past 22 years we have encouraged Phase I winners to begin developing their accounting system in anticipation of a Phase II award that would require a compliant accounting system.   There is not a government requirement to do this and thus many companies understandably chose to ignore the compliant accounting system requirement until they got to that "bridge to cross".     

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Topics: SBIR, DCAA accounting, DCAA Compliant Accounting Systems, SBIR Awards