Fund your innovation with someone else’s money: Over $1M is available in Air Force funding for innovative solutions that can be used by the Air Force.
While the Air Force did not include topics in the SBIR 21.3 release, now is the perfect time to network ahead of the next round opening in November/December 2021. AFWERX and their affiliated WERX programs are hosting several FREE & ONLINE programs to define opportunities and technology fit.
The Department of Defense issued their SBIR 21.3 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) topics with a final due date of October 21, 2021. THIS IS THE TIME TO CONSIDER! After September 20, you will no longer be able to work with topic managers to determine fit.
Cybersecurity for high performance computing systems, biological approaches for bioenergy, atmospheric measurement technology and solutions for soil and water phosphorous measurements – these are among the diverse topics included in the Department of Energy’s current call for SBIR/STTR proposals.
Almost all of the big commercial successes from the National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR program have been companies that received Phase IIB awards, according to Ben Schrag, Senior Program Director of SBIR/STTR at NSF.
We often hear from entrepreneurs about the challenges in acquiring additional funds to further de-risk technologies and navigate through the dreaded Valley of Death. Accessing funds via the traditional SBIR/STTR programs can initially help you through risky feasibility questions.
Your SBIR proposal must communicate strong significance, but many proposals I review fall short in this area.
Atipica‘s Laura Gomez talks Startup Serendipity and Strategy: Seizing Opportunities, Navigating Troubles.
We often hear from entrepreneurs about the challenges in acquiring additional funds to further de-risk technologies and navigate through the dreaded Valley of Death.
A commercialization plan can be similar to a business plan in many respects, and should include a clear focus on the following topics, supported by customer discovery interviews, data, references, and quotations wherever possible.