“Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.” As I stated in my recent video, there are many policies that might impact your ability to both submit, and worse, to receive SBIR funding.
A Bridge to Commercial Success- SBIR Phase IIB
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.
Strategies from Research to Commercialization
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.
Let’s Talk Significance!
Your SBIR proposal must communicate strong significance, but many proposals I review fall short in this area.
Startup Serendipity and Strategy: Laura Gomez
Atipica‘s Laura Gomez talks Startup Serendipity and Strategy: Seizing Opportunities, Navigating Troubles.
Strategies from Research to Commercialization; Commercialization Support Programs
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.
Commercialization Plans For Phase 2 SBIR/STTR Proposals
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.
The Roles of Collaborators and Consultants
You’ve got your company’s team identified, and you’ve selected a qualified Principal Investigator for your SBIR project.