Business and Commercialization Micro-grant

Commercialization Micro-grant

The Business or Commercialization Planning assistance micro-grant can reimburse up to $4500, spent on hiring an approved, independent, third party to write a comprehensive business or commercialization plan for a Wisconsin business.  Typically awardees are pursuing a Phase II SBIR/STTR grant in which a detailed commercialization plan is required. The program is limited to businesses in certain industries.

Determine your eligibility

  • Wisconsin business expanding a technology-based or research oriented product.
  • Wisconsin business seeking to develop an SBIR/STTR II Commercialization Plan or investor-ready business plan.
  • Procurement of a CTC-approved market research study in support of a commercialization or business plan for firms in Wisconsin.

How to Apply

Applying for a micro-grant and working with a grant consultant is the right track to be on at this point in your pursuit of an SBIR grant:


Contact a CTC consultant to determine if your project is eligible for a CTC micro-grant.


Select your Service Provider and obtain a quote from them for the scope of work they will complete.


Create a new user account in our grant management software and submit an application for a Business/Commercialization micro-grant.


Work with your CTC consultant and your approved Service Provider to complete your micro-grant deliverables.

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How to start and stay on that track? Let CTC be your assistant any time with any opportunity. Let us send you calendar reminders to alert you of funding deadlines, program opportunities and more.