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  • SBIR Proposal Writing Basics: Advice for SBIR/STTR Proposers to Dept. of Energy (DoE) Sep 6, 2017 Gail & Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. Copyright © 2017 by Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. The Dept. of Energy (DOE) has initiated its first request for SBIR/STTR Phase I proposals for Federal Fiscal Year 2018. DOE has some interesting and unique requirements, so we wanted to highlight some of them to help potential applicants. If You ... Read more »
  • SBTDC and SBIR Client Success Story…Kepley BioSystems, Inc. Sep 6, 2017 ul { list-style-type: none; } ul li:before { content: '-'; position: absolute; margin-left: -20px; } Located in the Triad, Kepley BioSystems began as a startup at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN/NC A&T and UNCG). Professor Christopher Kepley, Dr. Anthony Dellinger, and lead inventor Terry E. Brady, decided to develop a replacement ... Read more »
  • NIH/CDC SBIR Contract Solicitation PHS 2018-1 Webinar Recording, Transcript, and Slides Now Available Sep 6, 2017 The contract submission deadline is October 20, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT. Please follow the directions in the solicitation very carefully. You must respond exactly to a topic in the solicitation. As always, we encourage you to start the registration and application process early, and reach out the central office or the funding Institute or Center ... Read more »
  • Start with the End in Mind Jun 1, 2017 By John Ujvari, SBIR Program Specialist, NC SBTDC With summer right around the corner, vacation is on most of our minds. Let’s use the idea of vacation planning and how that relates to developing an SBIR/STTR proposal. When the first day of vacation finally arrives, you are excited to hop in the car or ... Read more »
  • STTR Awardee Highlight: Clinical Sensors Awarded Over $1.5M in NIH Grants to Advance Nitric Oxide Diagnostic for Sepsis Jun 1, 2017 By Barry Teater, NCBiotech Writer Clinical Sensors Inc., a small diagnostic device company in Research Triangle Park, has won two grants totaling more than $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of its point-of-care device that measures a patient’s blood nitric oxide level within a few seconds. Early and rapid recognition ... Read more »
  • Raising a Technology from Birth Mar 14, 2017 By:  John Ujvari, SBIR Program Specialist, NC SBTDC Akin to raising a child, building a business around a commercializable technology is a long, stressful, although mostly exhilarating process. The day you start your business may be of your most memorable experiences. The horizon appears limitless and your dreams abound. Challenges, however, arise. The first money into ... Read more »
  • TIBBETTS AWARD GOES TO MORRISVILLE BASED ATTAGENE Jan 20, 2017 MORRISVILLE, NC- ATTAGENE, a Research Triangle Park-based life science company, has received the prestigious Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration. According to the U.S. SBA, the Tibbetts Award honors Small Business Innovation Research program participants “that have created a significant economic or social impact through the use of SBIR funding and are considered ... Read more »
  • Gain Insights from Previous SBIR/STTR Awards Nov 7, 2016 By:  John Ujvari, SBIR Program Specialist, NC SBTDC No matter if you are new to the SBIR/STTR programs or a veteran, there are a number of pre-submission homework assignments that should be carried out as you develop a Phase 1 proposal. The SBA’s SBIR/STTR website, SBIR.gov, offers various tools to confirm agencies’ interests. Let’s walk through ... Read more »