| These four programs are managed by the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs.
DoD’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program invests more than $1 billion each year in small business technology.
The Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) program inserts promising and mature technologies with immediate application potential into programs of record.
The Indian Incentive Program (IIP) helps Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises win subcontracts.
In the past five years, proteges participating in DoD’s Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) have been awarded more than $6.5 billion in contracts and subcontracts.