Business and Technical Resources
Small Business Administration
The SBA provides information on programs for starting, financing, or expanding a business.
The SBA SBIR Policy Directive provides guidance to Federal agencies for the general conduct of the program.
NASA Technology Transfer Centers
NASA's network of regional technology transfer centers, listed below, provides a variety of business planning and development services to SBIR offerors. These centers should be contacted directly to determine what services are available and to discuss fees charged since these vary, depending upon the organization and type of service requested. To contact any NASA Technology Transfer Center, check their website: http://spinoff.nasa.gov/spinoff1997/ttc3.html.
National Technology Information Service
The National Technology Information Service, an agency of the Department of Commerce, is the Federal government's central clearinghouse for publicly funded scientific and technical information. For information about their various services and fees, see: http://www.ntis.gov/
State Science and Technology Institute
SSTI is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to improving government-industry programs that encourage economic growth through the application of science and technology. SSTI offers services and resources that are needed to help build tech-based economies. Subscription to the SSTI Weekly Digest is free. Please subscribe at http://www.ssti.org/Digest/subscribe.htm.
Other Information Sources