Watch On-Demand: SBIR at 40: Reauthorizations, CRs, and Innovation

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In this recorded webinar from February 23, 2022, speakers discuss the past, present, and future of the SBIR program. The last several years have seen innovations in the SBIR program, such as 

  • AFWERX's approach of many small awards coupled with strategic financing for its "Big Bets and 
  • GSA's assisted acquisition program for phase III awards. 

The panel provides insightful perspectives on how to maintain and strengthen the SBIR program so it may continue its legacy of innovation. Panelists include: 

  • Emily Murphy, Senior Fellow and Moderator, Center for Government Contracting
  • Nathan Diller, Director, AFWERX
  • Joseph Hartz, Former Policy Director, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business
  • ML Mackey, CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems
  • John Williams, Director of Innovation and Technology, U.S. Small Business Administration