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The MEP National Network™ Connects with Minority Owned Manufacturers

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Source: National Institutes of Standards and Technology Earlier this year, the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The recognition is much deserved for an agency that has worked hard to strengthen minority owned businesses for over a half-century. Through a network of centers and partners not unlike our own...

Could NASA Software Benefit You or Your Company?

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NASA has made some amazingly advanced software for our space missions, from launching rockets to the International Space Station to landing rovers on Mars. But a lot of that software can be applied to other situations here on the ground. We’ve got hundreds of downloadable programs in the NASA Software Catalog available for public use—and they’re all free. We’ve rounded up four interesting software...

DoD SBIR/STTR Submissions Website Changes

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The DoD Small Business and Technology Partnerships Office is pleased to announce the Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal (DSIP), the new Website for DoD SBIR/STTR Proposal Submissions. In the coming weeks, the current DoD SBIR/STTR Submissions Website will be decommissioned, and the new Defense SBIR/STTR Innovation Portal (DSIP) will take its place. DSIP features a new look and feel and will...

Enhance Your 3D Printing Technology

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NASA is excited about the role 3D printing will have in its mission work. For years, NASA researchers have been developing additive manufacturing technologies that can help astronauts quickly build custom parts and tools in space. It is also believed that 3D printing could one day be utilized to build habitats on other planets. Many of the 3D printing technologies NASA has developed are available...

Minority Business Development Agency, B&C International, and National Business League to grow U.S. MBEs through partnerships with African Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises

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WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 3, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), B&C International (B&C), and The National Business League announce an initiative to strengthen commercial engagement between the Federal Government, U.S. Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), and African Small, Medium, and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs). To operationalize this effort...