Advocating Small Businesses Government Contracting Success
Together we form a loud voice for legislative influence on policy makers

The Huntsville Association of Small Businesses in Advanced Technology (HASBAT) is a nonprofit organization founded to increase business opportunities for high-technology small businesses in the Huntsville area. We serve as a beacon on the latest business opportunities, developments, and legislation within the federal government, which affect small contracting firms.

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Each year HASBAT awards three $1500 academic scholarships to students from local universities. Eligible students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a full-time upcoming junior or senior college student
  • Must major in an advanced technology degree: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or any other technology-related degree
  • Must maintain a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be interested in pursuing a career in an advanced technology field in the north Alabama area upon graduation.

If you meet this criteria and would like to apply for a scholarship, please complete the hasbat-scholarship-application-form-2017. Completed applications must be submitted on or before Friday, March 17th, 2017.




2016 Professional of the Year Award

HASBAT is honored to announce Mr. Larry Lewis, CEO of BizTech and President of ProjectXYZ, as our 2016 Professional of the Year. Continue reading here.

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2016 Small Business Advocate of the Year (SBA) Award

HASBAT is now accepting nominations for our 2016 Small Business Advocate of the Year.

Nominations are due by July 15.

Click here for the nomination form

HASBAT Luncheon Meeting

Join us for the next installment of our monthly speaker series on Tuesday 10 January 2017.
For more information, visit our registration page.

2016 HASBAT Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce these new additions to our Board of Directors for the 2016-17 term:

Greg Bacon, OASYS, INC.
K. Anthony Goodeill, Powernet America, Inc.
Terry Griffin, Robotics and Unmanned Systems, LLC
John Matlock, Qualis Corporation
Andy Ward, System Dynamics International

For a complete list of the HASBAT Board Members and Committees,
please visit our Board Members page.

HASBAT 2015 Small Business Advocate Award

INTUITIVE RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY is the winner of the HASBAT 2015 Small Business Advocate Award.  Continue reading here.

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2015 Professional of the Year Award

HASBAT is honored to announce Dr. Wallace (Wally) Kirkpatrick, CEO at DESE Research, as our 2015 Professional of the Year. Continue reading here.

POY - Dr. Wallace Kirkpatrick(left to right) Chad Leathers (HASBAT), Dr. Wallace (Wally) Kirkpatrick, Mr. Paul Stutts (HASBAT).