The Tibbetts Awards are presented to those small businesses and individuals judged to exemplify the best in the SBIR program. The award is named for Roland Tibbetts, acknowledged as the father of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, and is presented to companies and individuals that promote the mission and goals of the SBIR program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR).
The nomination period will close on December 15, 2010 at 5 PM ET. Anyone can nominate a company and/or individual for a Tibbetts Award - including self-nominations.
More information on eligibility, evaluation/selection criteria, and the nomination process can be found on the SBA website at:http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/sbir/tibbetts/index.html