For those of you interested in NSF applications, note that there have been some significant changes in the last year.
The Department of Defense has the largest SBIR budget.
Dr. Mooneyham is representing, Superior Medical Experts, a new Service Provider approved by CTC to support Wisconsin companies to submit competitive SBIRs.
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 work with clients who are developing a technology best suited for a medical application.
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.
The Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) hosted BBC etc for a special training on accessing the Department of Defense (DoD) funding.
Congratulations to Plumb Pharma — CTC client and SBIR Advance awardee — on winning the 2020 Governor’s Business Plan Contest! Plumb Pharma of Madison has developed a platform technology for super-extended-release medications that extends release 3-5 times longer than current medications.
Congratulations to SeedLinked — a CTC client, SBIR Advance awardee and 2019 Governor’s Business Plan Contest “Bright New Idea” winner — upon receiving a critical investment from TitletownTech, a $25 million venture fund led by Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers.
Wisconsin has some of the best success rates in the country for NIH and NSF SBIR awards (see 2019 articles NIH & NSF), and Wisconsin has multiple large DOD contractors that are manufacturing strategically important military equipment.