School of Business Dean Testifies Before Congress

Dean Donald Siegel testified before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology regarding re-authorization of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Siegel served on the National Research Council committee that conducted an extensive review of these programs.  Dr. Siegel concluded that these programs are “sound in concept and effective in practice,” and that ongoing evaluation by the National Research Council is crucial to making SBIR and STTR even more effective.

More information:
A summary of the hearings: http://science.house.gov/press-release/subcommittee-examines-programs-promote-job-growth-help-small-businesses-innovate.
Video of Siegel’s testimony appears at 18:36 at http://science.edgeboss.net/wmedia/science/sst2011/033111b.wvx)- and further discussion appears at 45:36.