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Venture Funding and the NIH SBIR Program
The Area Office incorrectly stated it as April 2, 2003.
The appeal is timely under 13 C.F.R. Section 134.304(a)(1), because Appellant filed the appeal within 15 days of the receipt of the size determination. Because the 15th day was on a Saturday, the following business day (Monday) is the determinative date.
The other eligibility criterion, that the challenged firm, including its affiliates, has no more than 500 employees, is not at issue in this appeal.