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  • NC Sucess Story: NSF Awardee Athena’s Compass Jan 22, 2018 Washington, NC based Athena’s Compass has a mission is to deliver the most exciting and impactful learning experiences possible to empower and to equip our youth with the skills needed to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math. Game-based learning has been proven to improve science learning; however, companies have struggled to economically develop effective games ... Read more »
  • Just Competitors or More? Jan 22, 2018 The SBIR/STTR programs are solicitation driven. In other words, the participating agencies publish areas of need, which can be either broad or specific. It is up to the applicant to review these solicitations and decide if they should submit a proposal for a particular topic solicitation. Imagine your business has identified a solicitation. The ... Read more »
  • Keply BioSystems Selected to Present in DC Dec 14, 2017 The Tech Commercialization Team congratulates Anthony Dellinger and his team at Kepley BioSystems for being among ten companies selected from a nationwide pool to present at the ASBDC Client Showcase in Washington, DC. Located in the Triad, Kepley BioSystems (KBI) began as a startup at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN/NC A&T and ... Read more »
  • 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 »