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Innovation as a Catalyst for New Jobs: SBA’s Innovation Initiatives

The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access will hold a remote hearing titled: “Innovation as a Catalyst for New Jobs: SBA’s Innovation Initiatives.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 via the Zoom platform (information to be provided).

Innovation is key to the success of America’s small businesses and the country’s long-term economic prospects. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has a number of programs to stimulate innovation at startups across the country. Subcommittee Members will have the opportunity to learn more about these programs and the importance of federal investment in innovation as a means to foster entrepreneurship, particularly in the post-pandemic economy.
To view a livestream of the hearing, please click here

Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 


Mr. E. LaVerne Epp
Executive Chair
KU Innovation Park
Lawrence, KS

Mr. Benjamin Robert Johnson
Innovation Advocacy Council
Westerville, OH
Dr. Gabriel R. Burks
Vice President and Head of Research and Development 
FrostDefense Envirotech Inc.
Champaign, IL 
Mr. Jeffrey Maguire
Managing Partner and Co-Founder
Clearly Clean Products, LLC
South Windsor, CT

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