We’ve become aware of a System for Award Management (SAM) registration issue from one of our clients that resulted in them not getting funded.
In the wake of the Microsoft security breach in March, I thought it was time for a reminder about the slow, but inevitable Department of Defense cybersecurity requirement rollout.
It is difficult to keep track of the new programs and support each agency has to further commercialization and networking for innovative solutions.
You’ve done the hard work….at least up until now. You worked for months to polish up your proposal, get the budget together, collect your letters of commercial interest, validated that your company and PI are eligible to receive an SBIR or STTR, and got everything submitted.
Okay, yea, it doesn’t have the same ring as Ghostbusters, but is still important.
In a recent Quick Chat, I talked with Tom Schwei, a financial professional who has more than 25 years of experience working with Wisconsin-based life science companies.
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.
The USDA has a deadline coming up in October for submission of Phase I SBIR 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.
In a Quick Chat earlier this month, the Senior Program Director for SBIR/STTR programs at the NSF – Ben Schrag – shared a few best practices for preparing commercialization plans.