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2014-03-13 16:31:55

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that it will award grants to state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, colleges and universities to support programs for innovative, technology-driven small businesses under SBA's Federal and State Technology (FAST) partnership program. Applications for the grants are open now through April 11....

2014-03-07 12:21:49

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected 108 research and technology proposals from U.S. small businesses that will enable NASA's future missions while benefiting America's new high technology-driven economy right here on Earth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The selected proposals now will enter into negotiations for contract awards as part of Phase II of the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The...

2014-02-24 08:27:15

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirenas Marine Discovery (SMD), an innovative drug discovery and early stage development company based in San Diego, announces today that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $291,941 by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), to further develop a breakthrough HIV small molecule therapeutic. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130925/MM86938LOGO) "We are...

2014-02-05 12:20:28

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston-based small business, Mide, has landed a not-so-small role on the U.S. Navy's Aegis Weapon System thanks to its innovative sensor technology developed alongside Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] through the federally-funded Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The SBIR program is designed in a three-phased award process. Phase I supports exploration of an idea or technology; phase II develops and evaluates its commercial...

2014-02-03 08:26:59

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasso, Inc., a medtech start-up developing a wearable blood draw device, has secured $2.3M in grant funding for its HemoLink(­)(TM) technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140202/DA57268LOGO) After a successful SBIR Phase I, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has granted the company an additional $1.75M in a Phase II effort to demonstrate large volume sample acquisition from the capillary bed. The NIH,...

2014-01-30 12:30:08

TechConnect Innovation-to-Corporate Partnering Program accepting submissions through Friday, January 31st for review, showcase and presentation consideration. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechConnect World and the National Innovation Summit & Showcase, co-located with the National SBIR/STTR Conference, will take place June 15-19 just outside Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Convention Center (www.nationalinnovationsummit.com). The combined events create the...

2014-01-27 12:32:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has amended its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Policy Directives in response to public comments and input from all parties involved in the program. These amendments - - published on January 8, 2014 in the Federal Register - - can be found and reviewed at https://federalregister.gov/a/2013-31374 for SBIR, and...

Strategic Investments From NSF Help Engineers Revolutionize The Manufacturing Process
2013-12-05 17:30:31

National Science Foundation Additive manufacturing, the technological innovation behind 3-D printing, has revolutionized the way we conceive of and build everything from electronic devices to jewelry to artificial organs. It is not surprising that this field has enjoyed enormous economic returns, which are projected to grow over the coming decade. According to a recent industry report prepared by Wohlers Associates, 3-D printing contributed to more than $2.2 billion in global industry...

2013-12-04 23:29:20

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Awards ASI with Phase II SBIR contract to continue sensor and vehicle automation study. Petersboro, Utah (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) announces the award of a two-year Phase II Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to continue research on controls and obstacle detection for robotic vehicles. The project, titled "Stability Control Improvement and State...


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