BRS is a Maine state agency within the Department of Labor (DOL) and is responsible for providing vocational rehabilitation and assisted living services to persons with disabilities.
Biotechnology Regulatory Services Division (USA) Part of APHIS that oversees the importation and interstate movement of bioengineered pharmaceutical plants and infectious plant vectors as well as the release of these entities into the environment (outside of a contained facility such as a greenhouse, laboratory, or fermentor).
Business Reply Service. Allows mailers to provide a post free response for respondents. The mailer will only pay postage for the replies received, plus a small administrative charge.
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Bell Relay Service. A message-relay service provided for people with hearing loss by Bell Canada, whereby an operator provides a typed or verbal transcription of phone communications between TTY (see below) and regular telephone equipment. Each province in Canada has a similar message-relay system provided by the phone company servicing the province.
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Business Recovery Services. IBM disaster recovery service in the USA. Set up early 1989 to provide backup for users of mainframes, AS/400s, and System/3xs. Now a part of IBM Global Services known as Business Continuity and Recovery Services.
Business Retention Strategies. BRS are systematic efforts designed to keep local companies content at their present locations within the city area. Strategies include helping companies cope with changing economic conditions, addressing new markets and even assisting with internal company problems. Business Start-up Support: Business support includes the full range of services available to people starting in business for the first time. Initiatives include: training, business advisory support, business networking and mentoring and financial assistance (grants, loans, interest rate subsidies are traditional methods; a more innovative approach to financial support is to try and attract as much private sector investment as possible, rather than public sector).