The Small Business Advocate - July 2012

Rebecca Krafft

The July edition of The Small Business Advocate focuses on research. The Office of Advocacy’s 2012 round of economic research RFQs are announced in its pages, and Chief Counsel Winslow Sargeant discusses the history and successful record of the 30-year-old Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Also includes are news about a new online information series, Small Business Facts, developments surrounding  the complex issue of “Incorporation by Reference” of industry standards.


In This Issue

Message from the Chief Counsel

  SBIR Builds on 30-Year Track Record of Success, 3

Regulatory News

  Advocacy Gathers Input, Files Two Comments on IBR, 2

Research Notes

  Seven RFQs for New Research Announced, 1

  “Small Business Facts” Debut, 2