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A Review of SBIR Grant Funding in North Carolina

January 24, 2019

Begun in 1982, the Small Business and Innovation Research (SBIR) grant program provides funding to small businesses throughout the country. The purpose of the program is to leverage the innovation capacity of small businesses and encourage the commercialization of private sector research and develop … Continued

The Changing Dynamics of USDA’s Section 515 Program

December 14, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the federal department primarily responsible for setting national food, farm, and nutrition policies across the country.  In addition to management of national food systems, the USDA has played an important role in rural economic development. Man … Continued