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Important SAM Registration Notice for DoD SBIR/STTR Contracts – Alert from Todd Strother

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.

You’re At the Finish Line! Preparing for Just In Time (JIT) Paperwork

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.

Who you gonna call? A Technical Point of Contact

Okay, yea, it doesn’t have the same ring as Ghostbusters, but is still important.

5 Tips for Winning NIH SBIR Proposals

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.

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.

Sum Up Your USDA SBIR Commercialization Plan with a Financial Projections Table

The USDA has a deadline coming up in October for submission of Phase I SBIR proposals.

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.

NSF Commercialization Plan Tips & Pitfalls

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.