Tag Archives: SBIR

Hearing Raises Concerns About Diverting Research Funds to Small Business Grants

A June 16 hearing of the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology raised concerns about the reauthorization of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Although members of the subcommittee expressed support for both programs, they were troubled by proposals to increase the budget percentage… Read More »

NIH Releases Strategic Plan

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has just released its NIH-Wide Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2016-2020. This is a well-written statement that puts strong emphasis on the value and accomplishments of NIH and the research it supports. The strategy for carrying out its objectives centers around four interdependent objectives: Advance Opportunities in the Biomedical Sciences. NIH… Read More »