Congress Should Move to Establish and Strengthen a Permanent SBIR Authority
National Security, Defense and Intelligence attorney Daniel Sennott co-authored an article for the National Defense Magazine discussing the importance of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and explaining why Congress should take steps to make it permanent. Established in 1982, the SBIR was designed to provide researchers and developers in small businesses a way to access federal funding, thereby encouraging them to work with the federal government. In this article, the authors break down how the program works, why it benefits both the defense sector and small businesses, and why Congress should take the next logical step to establish its permanence.
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