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BACK ISSUES OF THE SBIR COACH'S NEWSLETTER
REGULAR NEWSLETTER ISSUES:June-2011 Special Topic: Collaboration with Prime Contractors on DOD SBIR Projects
April-2011-B OOPS: The Navy Opportunity Forum - I really had the best of intentions...
April-2011 Special Topic: The DOD's New SBIR Solicitation and the Navy Opportunity Forum
March-2011 Special Topics: Shutdown Worries; Phase III Guidance; NSF's Spring Solicitation
January-2011 Special Topic: Getting Smarter About SBIROctober-2010 Special Topic: The Multi-Agency Robotics SBIR SolicitationSeptember-2010 Special Topic: Letters of Support (Also: New NSF SBIR Solicitation)
August-2010 Special Topic: The Outsourscing Rule: Who's What? And Why Should I Care?
January-2010 SBIR Reauthorization - down to the wire Special Topic: MAJOR CHANGES IN NIH PROPOSAL FORMAT
September-2009 Special Topic: Protecting Against Accusations of Fraud and AbuseApril-2009 Special Topic: Preparing for SBIR ReauthorizationApril-2009-C Correction and clarification of applied Perception Management March-2009 Special Topic: New NIH NuancesFebruary-2009 Special Topic: How to Protect Your SBIR Data RightsJanuary-2009 Special Topic: What SBIR Events Should I Attend?December-2008 Special Topic: Contracts vs. GrantsNovember-2008 Special Topic: What is Phase III?FLASH, UPDATE, AND SPECIAL ISSUES:
FLASH Jul 12-2012 REMINDER: Proposed SBA Regulations Threaten SBIR/STTR Programs
FLASH Jul-9-2012 Proposed SBA Regulations Threaten SBIR/STTR Programs
FLASH Jan-2-2012 It's Official - SBIR Reauthorized with the signing of HR.1540
FLASH Dec-13-2011 SBIR Reauthorization: Amost to the Finish Line
FLASH Dec-5-2011 FLASH: URGENT response needed for last ditch effort to save SBIR
SPECIAL Jul-11-2011 Join me for "24 Hours of Technology"
FLASH June-1-2011 SBIR extended four more months to September 30, 2011
FLASH May-30-2011 More Huggem-Muggem: SBIR Hijacked Again.
FLASH May-23-2011 1-Yr SBIR CR Passes Senate. House to vote this week. Urge passage!
FLASH Apr-21-2011 Congress Continues Playing Political Games With SBIR Reauthorization
UPDATE Jan-27-2011 SBIR Extended Four More Months - New DOD and NIH Solicitations
URGENT Jan-18-2011 Join SBTC to help prevent SBIR from expiring
UPDATE Dec-23-2010 Close -- But No Cigar. SBIR reauthorization deferred to 2011.
URGENT Dec-22-2010 Call to Action - Coburn releases hold - Senate passes bill - House next - call your Rep
URGENT Dec-21-2010 Call to Action - Please help us stop Senator Tom Coburn from blocking SBIR - again!
SPECIAL Nov-13-2010 A Surprising Top-Ten List on the Joint-Agency Robotics Solicitation
RFI Oct-6-2010 Request for Information: State support for SBIR Awardees
UPDATE Sep-29-2010 DOE Announces FY 2011 SBIR/STTR Solicitation
FLASH Sep-29-2010 Velazquez Caves - SBIR/STTR Extended to January 31, 2011
URGENT_FLASH_Sep-28-2010 SBIR BEING ALLOWED TO EXPIRE VELAZQUEZ HOLDING SBIR HOSTAGE FOR A LAME DUCK PLOY
FLASH Jul-28-2010 SBIR/STTR Extended (again) to Sept 30th
FLASH Apr-29-2010 Greed Drives Continued Campaign to Hijack SBIR's Funding BaseFLASH Apr-28-2010 Another House SBIR Hijacking Attempt Underway
FLASH Apr-25-2010 URGENT CALL TO ACTION: Finance Reform Bill has unintended consequences
FLASH Mar-31-2010 SBA Raises SBIR/STTR Award Caps
FLASH Mar-05-2010 SBIR dodges a bullet -- for now
FLASH Mar-02-2010 SBIR Reauthorization compromise suggested -- but is it a ploy?
FLASH Feb-25-2010 Quick way to send a letter to your Congressman on the SBIR Hijacking
FLASH Feb-24-2010 House Attempting to Hijack SBIR via the Jobs Bill
FLASH Jan-29-2010 SBIR Extended to April 30, 2010FLASH Oct-30-2009 SBIR Extended to January 31, 2009
FLASH Oct-23-2009 Senate Moves to Repeal NIH's SBIR Stimulus Exclusion
FLASH Oct-3-2009 Call to Action on NIH's SBIR Stimulus ExclusionFLASH Jul-22-2009 Final SBIR Strategy Set - One last push neededFLASH Jul-5-2009 SBIR Call to Action - Urge Support of "The Markey Amendment"FLASH Jun-22-2009 Call to Action - Senate SBIR Bill Co-Sponsors Sought (UPDATE)FLASH Jun-21-2009 Call to Action - Senate SBIR Bill Co-Sponsors Sought FLASH Jun-11-2009 Call to Action - New SBIR Bills being considered by the HouseFLASH Mar-29-2009 Call to Action - Building Peer Pressure for SBIR ReauthorizationFLASH Mar-12-2009 Using Phase III to get Stimulus FundsFLASH Mar-10-2009 Senate Sends a Letter to the NIH - Ignore the ExclusionFLASH Feb-26-2009 SBIR NIH Stimulus Exclusion Template Protest Letter AvailableFLASH Feb-22-2009 SBIR NIH Stimulus Exclusion and more on SBIR Data Rights FLASH Feb-15-2009 ALERT on Letter to LegislatorsFLASH Feb-8-2009 Preparation for SBIR Reauthorization DC Fly-InFLASH Jan-29-2009 SBIR Reauthorization Call to ActionFLASH Jan-26-2009 NIH Topics ReleasedHappy New Year 2009 The SBIR Coach's 2009 SBIR PredictionsUPDATE Dec-13-2008 Dept of Education FastTrack Announcement
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