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Dave Linz retires from Center for Technology Commercialization after 15 years of supporting high-tech Wisconsin entrepreneurs

MILWAUKEE – After 15 years of significant work to advance high-tech businesses in Wisconsin, Associate Director Dave Linz is retiring this month from the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC).

$825,000 in state matching grants advance 9 high-tech small businesses

MADISON – Nine small businesses in Wisconsin will receive matching grants to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding. Three businesses, selected for Phase I, will receive $75,000 each, and six Phase II businesses will receive $100,000.

Ideadvance Seed Fund opens 11th round of funding to small businesses with UW System ties

Ideadvance Seed Fund encourages small businesses looking to solve problems in new ways and diversify into new markets to apply this spring.

SBIR Advance opens 15th round of funding for high-tech small businesses

MADISON – A matching grant of up to $100,000 can provide assistance to companies completing a project in the federal SBIR or STTR programs.

$674,000 in state matching grants advance 8 high-tech small businesses

MADISON – Eight innovative small businesses in Wisconsin will receive matching grants to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding. Four businesses, selected for Phase I, will receive up to $49,000 to $75,000 each, and four Phase II businesses will receive up to $100,000.

Ideadvance Seed Fund awards $275,000 to 9 innovative small businesses in Wisconsin

MADISON – Up to $275,000 in grants will be awarded to nine small businesses in the latest round of awards by the Ideadvance Seed Fund fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.

GrowthChart Emerges in 2019 Governor’s Business Plan Contest

Four Center for Technology Commercialization clients earned category prizes at the 2019 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.

Wanted: Innovative business ideas for 2019 Ideadvance Seed Fund

MADISON, Wis. – Ideadvance Seed Fund is inviting innovators with current or past ties to the UW System to apply to the program with business ideas that could contribute to Wisconsin’s “knowledge economy.

$875,000 in state matching grants advance 10 high-tech small businesses

MADISON – Ten small businesses in Wisconsin will receive matching grants to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding.

Wisconsin ranks third in winning health and life science business grants

MADISON – Wisconsin’s early-stage health and life science firms and the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) received national attention for the state’s success over the past decade in landing competitive federal grants.