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Small Business Technology Transfer Program

The purpose of Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is to harness the innovative talents of our nation’s small technology companies for U.S. military and economic strength. STTR’s most important role is to bridge the gap between performance of basic science and commercialization of resulting innovations. The STTR program …

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Maximum Practicable Opportunity Analysis Model

The small business Maximum Practicable (MaxPrac) Opportunity Analysis Model is an analytic methodology that uses Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) acquisition data to identify potential opportunities for increased Small Business (SB) participation in unclassified contract awards. There are two (2) separate versions of MaxPrac: DoD only data Federal civilian agencies as a collective whole The …

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Government Purchase Card Program

The Government Purchase Card (GPC) Program (also known as the GSA SmartPay Program) provides charge cards to agencies/departments throughout the U.S. Government. The GPC Program is intended to streamline the small purchase and the payment process, minimize paperwork, eliminate imprest fund transactions, and generally simplify the administrative effort associated with procuring goods and services under …

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Green Procurement Program

Green Procurement Program (GPP) is the purchase of environmentally preferable products and services in accordance with one or more of the established Federal “green” procurement preference programs. To prevent waste and pollution, these programs require Executive agencies to consider environmental impacts, along with price, performance, and other traditional factors, when making purchasing decisions. The following …

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DoD Office of Small Business Programs

The Office of Small Business Programs advises the Secretary of Defense on all matters related to small business and are try to maximize the contributions of small business in DoD acquisitions. They provide leadership and governance to the Military Departments and Defense Agencies to meet the needs of the nations’ Warfighters, creating opportunities for small …

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Mentor-Protege Program

  The Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) offers assistance to small disadvantaged businesses by helping them expand the overall base of their marketplace participation which has produced more jobs and increased national income.  It assists small businesses (protégés) in successfully compete for prime contract and subcontract awards by partnering with large companies (mentors) …

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Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) is a small business that it owned at least 51% by a disabled veteran as deemed by the Veterans Administration. These business owners have access to certain federal contract sets-asides. The Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644(g)), states that the President of the United States must set aside 3% …

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