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News items for January 2012

Posted on Jan 26, 2012

The Tibbetts Awards are presented to those small businesses and individuals judged to exemplify the best in the SBIR and the STTR programs. The award is named for Roland Tibbetts, acknowledged as the father of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, and is presented to companies and individuals that promote the mission and goals of the SBIR program and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR): to stimulate technological innovation; to use small business to meet federal research and development needs; to encourage diverse participation in technological innovation; to increase commercialization of Federal research. Tibbetts Award Eligibility There are two types of Tibbetts...
Posted on Jan 20, 2012

The Small Business Administration, in partnership with the Department of Education, Health and Human Services, and the National Science Foundation, is hosting a web conference on February 1st at 11am (EST) that highlights exciting funding opportunities in the field of Education Technology.This web conference is the first in a series that is designed to reach out to entrepreneurs, researchers, and small businesses that may be unfamiliar with various funding opportunities in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. The SBIR program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has...
Posted on Jan 20, 2012

The Clean Energy Alliance (CEA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have formed the Department of Energy Small Business and Clean Energy Alliance Partnership, supported by an American Resource and Recovery Act grant of $1.2 million.  Recently expanded in scope the DOE-CEA Partnership through CEA’s national network of leading clean energy business incubators offers small cleantech firms a complete range of mentoring and commercialization services to support the commercialization of clean energy technologies.  The services include technical support, business planning, finance and banking, legal and accounting, marketing and communications, outreach, networking and access to capital....
Posted on Jan 18, 2012

  Statement from SBA Administrator Karen Mills on the Reauthorization of the SBIR and STTR programs  “I am thrilled to see a long-term reauthorization of the highly successful SBIR and STTR programs.  The money from these programs will go directly to some of America’s most promising small research and development companies to help them drive innovation, strengthen U.S. competitiveness, and create good jobs.   In particular, I want to thank the leadership of the small business committees in the Senate and House who came together to increase allocations and award levels, shorten timelines for award decisions, and increase the focus on commercializing innovative...
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