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2014-06-17 12:34:33

Two Companies Inducted into SBIR Hall of Fame WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) presented 25 high-tech small businesses with the honorable Tibbetts award and inducted two firms into its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Hall of Fame for the critical role they played in research and development for the government and for their success in driving innovation and creating new jobs....

2014-06-16 16:25:30

Company to participate in showcase at 2014 BIO International Convention GREENVILLE, S.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIYATEC, a private company prioritizing the accurate ex vivo prediction of patients' response to drug treatment, is one of seventeen companies that has been selected to participate in the 2014 BIO International Convention's newly created Innovation Zone in San Diego, California from June 23(rd) thru the 26(th). The Innovation Zone is a result of a partnership...

2014-06-10 08:32:16

BHI offers program that guides biohealth startups in securing federal funding ROCKVILLE and BALTIMORE, Md., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) announced today that two local biohealth companies to which it has provided strategic assistance, N5 Sensors, Inc. and BioDatomics, have secured Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards. N5 Sensors, a BHI client, received two awards: one from the Enivronmental Protection Agency (EPA) and one from the...

2014-06-04 23:07:00

Recently Awarded $833,000 Grant Will Fund State-of-the-art Detector Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Sydor Instruments announced today that it has been awarded an $833,000 Phase IIB grant from the Department of Energy. Sydor Instruments will use this grant in collaboration with Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) to complete the technology transfer of a novel microstrip detector designed to be highly effective at acquiring data with the count rates, energy resolution and spatial...

2014-05-24 23:02:16

Engineering firm’s R&D group is awarded $150,000 to develop a new method to inspect prestressed concrete. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded FDH Engineering, Inc. a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to develop a new method to inspect and evaluate prestressed concrete. Prestressed concrete comprises 25 percent of the nation’s more than 600,000 bridges. While many inspection technologies are available to find corrosion in...

2014-05-09 12:29:10

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 DC-area small business owners and representatives from across federal government got a firsthand look Friday at upcoming projects developed by 18F, the recently launched digital incubator at the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini welcomed attendees to the agency's 18F Demo Day and encouraged participants to challenge the status quo: "In a world where technology has radically changed...

2014-05-07 23:10:25

Further development of the state of the art Blast Gauge™ System is awarded to BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3) by the Marine Corps’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A Phase I Option for further development of the state of the art Blast Gauge™ System is awarded to BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3) by the Marine Corps’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Blast-related Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) continues to damage our...

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2014-04-30 16:21:23

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the critical role of American small businesses and research institutions play as innovation engines for new space technologies that will enable future space exploration, NASA has selected 383 research and technology proposals for negotiations that may lead to contracts worth a combined $47.6 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The proposals, from 257 U.S. small businesses and 29 research...

2014-04-22 12:35:32

Co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, world's largest technology-to-market program runs June 15-18 just outside Washington, DC WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16(th) annual TechConnect National Innovation Summit & Showcase, co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, will take place June 15-18 at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD (www.nationalinnovationsummit.com). The events attract a global audience of innovation...

2014-04-15 16:20:32

Co-located with the National Innovation Summit and TechConnect World Conference, the Spring National Conference is the largest gathering of federal funding agencies, industry leaders, and veteran SBIR/STTR awardees. WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference will take place June 16-18, at the Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center at Washington DC-National Harbor. The conference provides entrepreneurs, universities, and businesses with...


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