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NSF Project Pitch

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A Bridge to Commercial Success- SBIR Phase IIB

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Finding a (not always obvious) Funding Fit for Medical Technology

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Clarification on SAM Registration Renewal from Third Parties

I occasionally get an email or phone call from a client about getting registered with System for Award Management (SAM), or perhaps renewing their SAM registration.

NSF Project Pitch

For those of you interested in NSF applications, note that there have been some significant changes in the last year.

Finding a (not always obvious) Funding Fit for Medical Technology

We often work with clients who are developing a technology best suited for a medical application.

Plumb Pharma wins 2020 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Congratulations to Plumb Pharma — CTC client and SBIR Advance awardee — on winning the 2020 Governor’s Business Plan Contest! Plumb Pharma of Madison has developed a platform technology for super-extended-release medications that extends release 3-5 times longer than current medications.

SeedLinked obtains critical funding

Congratulations to SeedLinked — a CTC client, SBIR Advance awardee and 2019 Governor’s Business Plan Contest “Bright New Idea” winner — upon receiving a critical investment from TitletownTech, a $25 million venture fund led by Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers.

Navigation for Wisconsin DOD SBIR/STTR Hopefuls

A severely underutilized SBIR funding opportunity in Wisconsin is the program available from the Department of Defense (DoD).

What is NCATS?

Occasionally, we work with companies that have a medical or health related technology that doesn’t exactly fit into one of the more well-defined areas, like cancer research or diabetes treatment.

Useful Stats: NIH SBIR/STTR Success Rates by State

One of the best ways to measure the effectiveness of state programs intended to encourage the success of SBIR applications is the approval-rate of their submissions.

Competitor discussion in your SBIR Proposal

A common topic to include in your SBIR proposal is a discussion on the competition.