As Acting Chief Counsel in the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration, (SBA), Ms. Rodgers advances the views, concerns and interests of small business before Congress, the...
The Small Business Advocate - July 2012
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
Advocacy Gathers Input, Files Two Comments on IBR, 2
Seven RFQs for New Research Announced, 1
“Small Business Facts” Debut, 2