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Does biotech win if VCs get a better chance at SBIR?

Supporters say changing Small Business Innovation Research rules to give venture capitalists (and their companies) access to more government funds will accelerate a national economic resurgence. Plus, they point out that many venture companies are small operations far from the perception of a nine-figure equity fund. But other small businesses, include life-science companies, see the changes as a potential death knell to small business funding and the spirit of innovation.