H.R.652 - Research Advancing to Market Production for Innovators Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] (Introduced 02/01/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Small Business; Science, Space, and Technology; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/22/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.652 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/01/2021)
Research Advancing to Market Production for Innovators Act
This bill provides commercialization services for federally funded small business research and development under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
Specifically, the bill (1) expedites the application and award process for SBIR proposals and STTR solicitations, (2) requires determinations of commercialization potential for projects undertaken through SBIR and STTR awards, (3) provides continued flexibility of technical and business assistance for SBIR and STTR awardees, (4) instructs participating federal agencies to designate a technology commercialization official to help awardees commercialize, and (5) requires the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Patent Office to reach an interagency agreement to help SBIR and STTR awardees with intellectual property protection.