The Department of Defense recently updated their acquisition directives with the “Better Buying Power 3.0” initiative.  This implementation guidance is designed to improve the efficiency of the DOD’s acquisition programs while focusing on innovation and cost-conciousness.

There are several items in this white paper that directly affect SBIR and other small business programs.  These parts have been highlighted on pages 15-17 and 24-26.

“DOD Better Buying Power 3.0”