BPC Action Supports Introduction of Promoting Small Business Innovation through Partnerships with National Labs Act in Economics and Finance

Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE), James Risch (R-ID), Tina Smith (D-MN), and Cory Gardner (R-CO) and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), Randy Hultgren (R-IL), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) introduced the Promoting Small Business Innovation through Partnerships with National Labs Act, which allows small businesses access to facilities at the national labs and spurs a culture of private-public collaboration.

Michele Stockwell, Executive Director of BPC Action, applauded the bill’s introduction:

Said Stockwell, “BPC Action is proud to support the Promoting Small Business Innovation Through Partnerships with National Labs Act which would expand opportunities for small businesses to harness the resources and expertise at our nation’s renowned national labs.”

“Technological innovation drives economic productivity and growth. Providing our workers with access to resources and guidance to develop new products and services benefits all Americans by helping to grow US businesses and create jobs across industries and the nation,” she said.