Guidance and Support for Government Contractors

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | January 22, 2016

NASA Wants Your Ideas…As Long As They’re “Game Changing”

NIAC: NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program Aims to “Change the Possible” in Aerospace

The NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program is designed to help foster and cultivate new and/or improved aerospace technology.

NASA’s website provides the following description: “The program seeks innovations from diverse and non-traditional sources and NIAC projects study innovative, technically credible, advanced concepts that could one day “change the possible” in aerospace.”

NIAC funds studies in the following areas:

·  Space Travel

·  Living in Space

·  Materials

·  Manufacturing

·  Robotics

·  Instruments

·  Computing

The NIAC is a “visionary concept” program, so as long as your idea(s)...

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | January 19, 2016

The Basics of Government Subcontracting

Did you know that if you purchase or subcontract anything under your government contract that you are subject to almost all the same rules as the federal government follows?  By using your contract money to procure goods or services to support that contract, you are using taxpayer money that is subject to many rules and possibly audit. This one hour webinar will provide you with the key pieces of information on how to properly spend your contract money and also reduce your corporate risk.  An audit is something many government contractors will face, if you are caught not spending the money correctly, you could be subject to repaying the government or fines.  This webinar will provide you with informati...

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | January 13, 2016

Guide to the Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR
This 45 minute webinar will provide both novice and more experienced R&D companies with helpful insights, information, tips and tricks to be successful in the SBIR Program. The SBIR Program can be one of the best ways to obtain non-dilutive investment into your innovative technology company. However, it doesn't come without potential pitfalls or without competition. This webinar will provide an overview on the SBIR Program as it stands today, what to expect if you're an SBIR participant, best practices for succeeding with SBIR contracts, and instructions on how best to successfully propose, then manage your contract. This valuable webinar is a great refresher as well as prov...

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | January 04, 2016

The Basics of Government Contracting

What does it mean when someone says their company is a Government Contractor?  As a commercial company, what do you need to know about having the Government as your customer?  If you have already won government contracts, what critical information do you need to know to be successful?  The big prime contractors of the world have hundreds of specially trained government contract professionals helping them navigate through the maze of regulation, process, and compliance. For the past 7 years, Arrowhead has been training government contractors of all sizes (from 2 person companies to $4B companies) on how government contracting works, what is most important to know, and how to stay profitable while working f...