Now is the time for innovation! Did you know there are a variety of ideas funded by the federal SBIR program? Across multiple agencies, the federal government is looking for applied R&D to advance their own capabilities (Dpt of Defense) or strengthen resources across the U.S. and more. The SBIR program can be a gateway to fund high-risk and high reward projects from healthcare to farming and more. To spark your creative thinking on how you might use SBIR funding, take a look at some previously funded topics. To learn more visit SBIR.gov or work with a CTC consultant.
Fish, Agriculture and more:
- Dpt of Defense: Oral Dietary Supplement for US Navy Dolphins ($124k)
- National Science Foundation: Tool to estimate object visibility to fish in complex aquatic environments ($225K)
- Dpt of Agriculture: Spawing, Fry Production and Hybridization Technologies for Producing Walleye for Foodfish and stocking ($360K)
- National Science Foundation: Exploration of Plasma Activated Water Systems in the Dairy Industry ($225K)
- National Science Foundation: Novel Probiotic-Based Feed Additive Formulation for Enteric Methane Mitigation ($225k)
Manufacturing, Construction and more:
- Dpt of Defense: Magnetically Actuated Leak-Proof Valve ($50K)
- National Science Foundation: Cost-effective manufacturing to enable adoption of a novel nutrient-dense chickpea dough platform in mass-market processed foods ($225K)
- National Science Foundation: Semisynthetic Manufacturing of Core Natural Triterpenoids from Outer Birch Bark Extract ($225k)
- Dpt of Agriculture: Improved Grading of Round Timbers and Optimized Round Timber Truss Designs ($579K)
Software and more:
- Dpt of Defense: Cadet Outcomes Development Evaluation ($50K)
- Dpt of Defense: Making EdTEch Products Adaptive and Personlized for Improved Training and Education ($50K)
- Dpt of Education: Go Write ($199K)
- National Science Foundation: Personalizing Online Clothing Shopping ($225K)
- Dpt of Health and Human Services: Reducing Health Disparities with a Web Based Learning Management System ($399K)
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