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Ideadvance Seed Fund opens 12th round of funding with expanded eligibility requirements and tracks for established Wisconsin businesses

Ideadvance Seed Fund encourages small businesses looking to solve problems in new ways and diversify into new markets to apply by July 9, 2021.

Eleven small businesses tap into $1,000,000 in state matching grants to bolster Wisconsin innovation

SBIR Advance’s latest round of funding is allowing 11 innovative small businesses to further their commercialization through SBIR match grants up to $75,000 for Phase I and $100,000 for Phase II.

Wisconsin entrepreneurs benefit from WEDC-UW System programs

MADISON – Thanks to a key strategic partnership with the UW System, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is investing more than $2.6 million in Wisconsin’s small businesses.

$600,000 in state matching grants advance 6 innovative small businesses

Six small businesses in Wisconsin will receive $100,000 each to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding.

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.

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.

Ideadvance Seed Fund brings 10 innovative UW System ideas to life in 2018

MADISON – Over $300,000 in grants will be awarded to 10 small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance Seed Fund program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.

Ideadvance Seed Fund pursues past and present UW System colleagues

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

Transforming innovative UW System ideas into businesses: Ideadvance Seed Fund awards $200K

MADISON – Up to $200,000 in grants will be awarded to five small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.

Ideadvance Seed Fund now open to many UW System alumni

MADISON, Wis. – Innovators from across the UW System with a business idea that could contribute to Wisconsin’s “knowledge economy” are invited to apply for the Ideadvance program.