CTC hosted BBCetc, SBIR experts, for a well-attended webinar on January 17th.
The Wisconsin Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) hosted an educational open forum event November 2nd at the UW-Milwaukee Innovation Accelerator in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
We, as well as everyone in the SBIR/STTR world, have been watching with keen interest the progress; or lack thereof, of the congressional reauthorization of the program.
Much like the United States military branches, other areas of the Department of Defense are working to create programs and environments to promote innovation.
We often may think that the NIH SBIR activities are limited to grants.
Explosion! There has been an explosion of opportunity with the DoD Innovation Ecosystem.
Launching a startup means discovery. Previously, I talked about establishing good assumptions or business guesses before launching into interviews.
One of the things to do before you start an SBIR/STTR proposal is to make sure you have some registrations in place, you’ve vetted your idea, and you’ve talked to a program officer at the agencies.
An innovative solution is more than technology. It highlights a distinct benefit to the user. As you consider the April 2022 Dept. of Defense SBIR/STTR release, do some homework to learn about the users need with a focus on mission specific applications.
Its been a while since we looked at some of the basics or preparing an SBIR or STTR.