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2013-03-25 08:27:42

- Multiple SBIR/STTR Submission Deadlines Quickly Approaching - ROCKVILLE, Md., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today the launch of its Commercial Relevance Program (CRP). BHI's CRP is designed to help life science companies navigate the complicated process of preparing...

2013-03-01 12:25:35

Improved Library Preparation Workflows for Next Generation Sequencing SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc. (TriLink, trilinkbiotech.com) was recently awarded a Phase I SBIR Grant of approximately $130,000 by the National Institutes of Health to develop an approach to RNA sample preparation for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) using TriLink's expertise in nucleic acid chemistry. This is the sixth Phase I grant TriLink has been awarded and it will be...

2013-02-11 12:26:54

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National SBIR Conference will be co-located with the National Innovation Summit and Showcase (NISS) and TechConnect World events, which take place May 12-16, 2013, just outside Washington, D.C., at the Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. TechConnect and NISS are designed to accelerate the commercialization of American innovation by providing the world's largest on-site matchmaking program with investors and corporate...

2012-12-17 08:25:47

2013 SBIR Tibbetts Awards and SBIR Hall of Fame Awards to be presented in May WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is seeking nominations for awards honoring the critical economic role small businesses play in federally funded research and development through SBA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110909/DC65875LOGO) Two...

2012-11-09 10:45:22

NASA has selected 39 small business proposals to enter into negotiations for Phase 2 contract awards through the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The SBIR program partners with small businesses to catalyze efforts to develop new technologies to support NASA's technology needs. NASA will award contracts to 36 small high-technology firms in 17 states with a total value of approximately $27 million. These competitive, awards-based programs encourage U.S. small...

2012-11-08 16:20:34

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected 39 small business proposals to enter into negotiations for Phase 2 contract awards through the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The SBIR program partners with small businesses to catalyze efforts to develop new technologies to support NASA's technology needs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA will award contracts to 36 small high-technology firms in 17...

2012-10-04 02:26:40

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI), a regional private-public partnership focusing on commercializing market-relevant biohealth innovations and increasing access to early-stage funding in Central Maryland, announced today its role as a co-sponsor of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) First Mid-Atlantic Innovation Conference. The Conference, which is designed to bring together small...

2012-09-24 02:20:32

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCBB: CTSO), a critical care focused company using blood purification to treat life-threatening illnesses such as sepsis, trauma, and burn injury, announced that, after a competitive process, the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has selected the Company's Phase II SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) proposal for funding. This follows the successful completion of a previously funded $100,000...

2012-09-20 06:30:53

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Healionics Corporation received a $909,165 Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for preclinical studies to advance STARcuff(TM), a STAR® Biomaterial-based anti-infective exit site sleeve for hemodialysis catheters. Andrew Marshall, Healionics' Chief Technology Officer, is the Principal Investigator for this research...

2012-09-17 10:20:15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking proposals for its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs that will create the new technologies needed to enable the agency's future missions while benefiting America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The SBIR and STTR Programs are designed to provide small businesses and nonprofit research institutions with opportunities to compete for...