As prescribed in 1819.7302(d), contracting officers shall insert the clause at 1852.219-83, Limitation of the Principal Investigator – SBIR Program, in all contracts awarded under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program established pursuant to Pub. L. 97-219 (the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982). Occasionally, deviations from this requirement may be approved. Any deviations from this requirement shall be approved in writing by the contracting officer after coordination with the agency SBIR Program Manager/Coordinator.
LIMITATION OF THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR – SBIR PROGRAM (OCT 2006)
The primary employment of the principal investigator (PI) shall be with the small business concern (SBC)/Contractor during the conduct of this contract. Primary employment means that more than one-half of the principal investigator's time is spent in the employ of the SBC/Contractor. This precludes full-time employment with another organization. Deviations from these requirements must be approved in advance and in writing by the Contracting Officer and are not subject to a change in the firm-fixed price of the contract. The PI for this contract is (insert name).
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