A small business concern is a business, including its affiliates, that is
independently owned and operated, not dominant in the field of operation in which it is bidding on contracts
and qualified as a small business under the applicable size standards
in 13 CFR Part 121 (FAR 19.102).
How can I contact a small business specialist in my state?
Our Location Map includes the contact information for all U.S. Army Small Business Specialists.
What is the role of a small business specialist?
The Small Business Specialist has many roles.
However, the primary role is to act as an advocate to maximize small business opportunities in support of the mission of their organization;
and to ensure that small businesses receive fair opportunity to compete for all Acquisitions.
What is the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program?
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program
is a highly competitive three-phase award system which provides qualified small business concerns with opportunities to propose innovative ideas
that meet the specific research and development needs of the Federal Government.