Posts Tagged ‘commercialization’

EPA Opens to New SBIR Proposals

November 15th, 2017 by Rebecca Norman

Innovative Arkansas entrepreneurs are encouraged to explore federal funding opportunities within the 2017 Environmental Protection Agency’s Small Business Innovation Research Phase I solicitation. The goal of EPA’s SBIR program is to support commercialization of innovative technologies to support the agency’s mission of protecting human health and the environment. The EPA anticipates making approximately 12 Phase […]

The first Arkansas Entrepreneurial & Innovation Ecosystem Summit was held Tuesday, Aug. 22, in North Little Rock at the Arkansas Municipal League. Hosted by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the event attracted 42  service providers, technology company leaders, and university members with key roles in supporting innovative Arkansas entrepreneurs. The purpose of the summit was […]

Dept. of Energy Seeks SBIR/STTR Proposals

August 24th, 2016 by Rebecca Norman

Innovative researchers with ideas for new energy concepts to address market needs are encouraged to explore the Department of Energy FY2017 Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer funding opportunity announcement. Proposed ideas must respond to an agency-identified topic from the DOE’s research topic list. Interested applicants must submit letters of intent by Sept. 6 using instructions found […]

Department of Energy Releases New SBIR/STTR Topics

July 27th, 2016 by Rebecca Norman

Innovative entrepreneurs and small businesses with ideas for energy-based technology are encouraged to explore the Department of Energy’s latest Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer research topics. These SBIR/STTR topics will be included in the DOE’s FY17 Phase I Release I funding opportunity announcement, to be issued Aug. 15. The following DOE program offices are […]

The 2016 TechConnect World Innovation Conference will take place May 22-25 at the Gaylord Convention Center in Washington D.C. This annual event is designed to help speed up the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry. TechConnect World is looking for technology innovation submissions for the conference that are ready for licensing, […]

Tips for Engaging Potential Customers for SBIR Projects

September 24th, 2014 by Rebecca Norman

One of the biggest challenges that my clients face when developing Small Business Innovation Research project proposals is successfully engaging potential customers to determine how their ideas can best address critical market needs. Since a primary goal of the SBIR program is to bring innovative products and services to commercial market, it’s essential that small businesses […]