Technology & Innovation (SBTC)

NSBA and its high-tech arm—the Small Business Technology Council (SBTC)—have led successful efforts to foster and protect small-business innovation programs such as the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. We work tirelessly to promote policies that reinforce and strengthen the role of small business as the driver of innovation in the U.S. Please visit www.sbtc.org for more information on small-business innovation.

SBIR

NSBA urges Congress to extend their support and strengthen the SBIR program, and remain vigilant that the program maintain its small-business focus and continue to spur innovation.


Patent Reform

NSBA urges Congress to look for ways to ease the broad, negative effects of the recently-enacted, NSBA-opposed America Invents Act which will put small firms at a distinct disadvantage