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2022 Governor’s Business Plan Contest: Check out 8 of the Diligent (Baker’s) Dozen

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Assumptions: Start with your constraints

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AgTech & Innovation; Wisconsin Tech Companies Should Compete

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DOD Opportunities for SBIR and other Research Funding.

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.

Extend Your Cash Runway with the R&D Tax Credit

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.

Navigation for Wisconsin DOD SBIR/STTR Hopefuls

A severely underutilized SBIR funding opportunity in Wisconsin is the program available from the Department of Defense (DoD).

This is a Great Time to Reach Out to Investors

Even without a pandemic, entrepreneurs can feel exposed.

Thinking About Doing Business with the Government? Don’t Do it Alone.

A CTC startup client recently asked me how my former company became a vendor for the federal government.

The Department of Defense is implementing new cybersecurity measures

If you’ve not heard, the Department of Defense is implementing new cybersecurity measures.

An Afternoon with the FDA – Webinar Recap

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) [NIH CAP], Larta Institute, and the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) presented “An FDA Afternoon” online webinar on March 31.

Did you know?! Other Topics funded via the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program.

Now is the time for innovation!

Let’s Go Wisconsin! NSF Calls for COVID-19 SBIR/STTR Proposals

Over the past two weeks we’ve seen Wisconsin businesses and innovators stepping up to create much needed masks and diagnostics.

What is NCATS?

Occasionally, we work with companies that have a medical or health related technology that doesn’t exactly fit into one of the more well-defined areas, like cancer research or diabetes treatment.