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.
Your $1M in SBIR funding could be worth about $50,000 in refundable R&D tax credits according to John Berry, Business Development Specialist at Hull & Knarr, a financial services firm that specializes in this sort of thing.
A severely underutilized SBIR funding opportunity in Wisconsin is the program available from the Department of Defense (DoD).
Even without a pandemic, entrepreneurs can feel exposed.
A CTC startup client recently asked me how my former company became a vendor for the federal government.
If you’ve not heard, the Department of Defense is implementing new cybersecurity measures.