*In year of execution, funding executed under PE 0605502BR “Small Business Innovative Research”
A. Mission Description and Budget Item Justification:
This project provides the means for stimulating technological innovation in the private sector, strengthens the role of small business in meeting DoD research and development needs; fosters and encourages participation of minority and disadvantaged businesses in technological innovation; and increases the commercial application of DoD supported research and development results. These efforts are responsive to PL 106-554.