The NASA Glenn Research Center welcomes you to Cleveland with an engaging discussion of how federal labs are impacting small businesses. Entrepreneurship plays a vital role in the growth of the U.S. economy. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), half of the jobs in the U.S. are in small businesses. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s analysis of 2006-2007 Census data shows that two-thirds of new jobs came from young firms. As our country is recovering from pandemic-induced economic turbulence, what roles can federal laboratories play? We’ll hear a variety of points of view from tech transfer professionals, venture capitalists, and company founders on how lab-developed technology moves into startups.