Directory of federal government prime contractors with subcontracting plans

From the Office of Government Contracting and Business Development. The directory lists federal government contractors with requirements to subcontract to small businesses. Available by clicking HERE.

Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) supports the U.S. nanotechnology enterprise from discovery to production by providing industry, academia, NIST, and other government agencies with access to world-class nanoscale measurement and fabrication methods and technology.

FLC Business Tool

FLC Business is the FLC’s latest business resource tool. FLCBusiness is a comprehensive resource search database that was created with the mission of advancing technology transfer and commercializing federal research in order to support higher-growth for American businesses.

NASA's Software Catalog

Offering an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, the NASA Software Catalog is organized into fifteen broad subject matter categories. The codes within each category are listed alphabetically.

New Program Helps Brining Technology and Innovation to Market

This post is part of the Science Tuesday feature series on the USDA blog. Check back each week as we showcase stories and news from USDA’s rich science and research portfolio. Research, even cutting edge research, is often only half the battle when it comes to solving an agricultural problem.

NIST Center for Neutron Research

The NIST Center for Neutron Research is a national resource for industry, universities, and government agencies.

Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy

The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions

NASA - Office of the Chief Technologist  

This is the Administrator's principal advisor and advocate on matters concerning agency-wide technology policy and programs. The Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) provides the strategy and leadership that guide NASA’s technology development and open innovation activities. The office performs an agency-level technology coordination role, coordinating with the NASA Mission Directorates and field centers to align the agency’s technology investments to meet mission requirements while filling gaps, anticipating future needs, and minimizing duplication of effort.

Office of Educational Technology  

Opportunities abound for software designers and developers to create impactful tools for teachers, school leaders, students, and their families. This guide for developers, start-ups and entrepreneurs addresses key questions about the education ecosystem and highlights critical needs and opportunities to develop digital tools and apps for learning. Ten opportunities for technology to transform teaching & learning.

The Federal Laboratory Consortium

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) is the nationwide network of federal laboratories that provides the forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking laboratory mission technologies and expertise with the marketplace.


The Technology Portfolio System, TechPort, is NASA’s first comprehensive resource for locating information about NASA-funded technology development activities. This beta system enables the public to explore NASA’s technology portfolio and learn about technology Programs and Projects, as NASA works to mature technologies for aeronautics, space exploration, and scientific discovery

Department of Treasury

The Treasury Resource Center contains information and documents that are organized by topic area. It is an excellent resource to understand small business programs operated by the US Treasury.

The program management office was established, in 2002, as a part of the President's Management Agenda. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget. Under the President's Management Agenda, the office was chartered to deliver a system that provides a centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities.

Minority Business Development Agency

MBDA is a leader in strengthening the economy and improving the lives of all Americans. We support job growth and economic expansion through a network of MBDA business centers, collaboration with federal, state and local government agencies, and strategic partnerships. The U.S. economy continues to benefit from a strong minority business sector as illustrated by our big numbers below

Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Leading the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy

STOPfakes was launched to serve as a one-stop shop for U.S. government tools and resources on intellectual property rights (IPR). The federal agencies behind have developed a number of resources to educate and assist businesses, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), as well as consumers, government officials, and the general public

The Department of Labor

The Department of Labor (DOL) administers and enforces more than 180 federal laws. These mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers.

The Digital Services Innovation Center

The Digital Services Innovation Center is a key component supporting the goals of the “Digital Government” strategy (released May 2012).The strategy calls for the Center to function cooperatively, drawing on resources from across government and leveraging the expertise of forward-leaning agencies.To that end, we’re gathering a cadre of innovators to help build a digital government that meets the expectations of the public while delivering info and services safely and securely.

The National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $5 billion to strengthen the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation. NEA is a strong supporter of the small business creative and design economy.

The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. There is NO fee to register for this site. Entities may register at no cost directly from this page. User guides and webinars are also available on site.

Explore the to find information about all aspects of starting and growing a business. Designed with entrepreneurs, policy makers, investors, mentors and academics in mind, our resource center allows you to rate and comment on the materials posted by the community.

USDA Rural Development

USDA is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through these programs, USDA helps rural Americans in many ways.