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 Small business programs managed by the Department of Defense.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program invests more than $1 billion annually in small business technology.
Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP)
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.
Indian Incentive Program (IIP)
The Indian Incentive Program (IIP) helps Indian organizations and Indian-owned economic enterprises win subcontracts. 

Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) is now Rapid Integrated Scalable Enterprise (RISE)
RISE provides a collaborative vehicle for small businesses to provide the Department with innovative technologies that can be rapidly inserted into acquisition programs that meet specific defense needs.