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Posted on Dec 14, 2011

A recipient of funds from the U.S. Department of Education, Massachusetts-based firm Fluidity Software, Inc., won the top prize for the “Most Innovative Technology Product” and was the runner-up for “Most Likely to Succeed” at the Innovation Incubator competition on Nov. 29 in New York City. The Innovation Incubator event was hosted by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) through its Ed-Tech Business Forum. FluidMath won the award among a group of 29 applicants and 11 finalists.   A Screenshot of FluidMath   Fluidity’s product, FluidMath, was funded in part by the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program at the Department of Education’s Institute of...
Posted on Dec 14, 2011

IES-Funded Technology Developer Wins Grand Prize from the National STEM Video Game Challenge     The National STEM Video Game Challenge was originated to motivate interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by tapping into the natural passion of youth for playing and making video games. The Developer Prize through the Challenge is focused on the design and development of games that teach key STEM concepts and foster an interest in STEM subject areas. The Challenge is supported by the Entertainment Software Association, Microsoft, and the AMD Foundation in partnership with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and E-Line Media. The $50,000 award was presented by the U.S....
Posted on Oct 26, 2011

“The Small Business Administration announces the Apps for Entrepreneurs Challenge to open on November 5th with data from green.sba.gov…Learn moreSubmissions start date is Saturday, 5th November 2011.SBA will accompany this with a hackathon.  Checkout -  https://dcweekdevdays.eventbrite.com/Click here to view a list of available APIs
Posted on Oct 12, 2011

The DoD SBIR/STTR website at www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/sbir has a new look. Not only has navigation changed but the content has been refined too. The About, For Small Business (especially Resources for Small Business), Awards, and Contacts sections will be the most useful areas for small businesses. Please visit the new website and update your bookmarks.
Posted on Sep 16, 2011

The DHS S&T Directorate’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Office selected three companies to receive grants in response to the joint-agency Federal Funding Opportunity (FOA) in robotics (PAR-10-279) which closed in December 2010.  DHS grants were made to:  FiveFocal LLC (Boulder, CO); Nokomis, Inc. (Charleroi, PA); and Sandia Research Corporation (Mesa, AZ).  The Phase I six month period of performance ends on March 14, 2012.
Posted on Aug 1, 2011

Announcing the launch of the New SBIR/STTR PortalThe new SBIR.gov is here! With a comprehensive database, robust search engine, user-friendly designer, and useful new content, the new SBIR.gov will help small businesses that are part of or may become part of the SBIR or STTR programs. Here’s a quick overview:Who should use SBIR.gov?SBIR.gov is designed to help small businesses connect with agencies as part of the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR). It is a “one-stop-shop” if you are a small business interested in responding to an agencies solicitation for innovative research and development. Agencies and prime...
Posted on Aug 1, 2011

The new SBIR.gov is here! With a comprehensive database, robust search engine, user-friendly designer, and useful new content, the new SBIR.gov will help small businesses that are part of or may become part of the SBIR or STTR programs. Here’s a quick overview:One-stop Shop for Small BusinessesSBIR.gov is designed to help small businesses connect with agencies as part of the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR). It is a “one-stop-shop” if you are a small business interested in responding to an agencies solicitation for innovative research and development. Agencies and prime contractors looking for eligible small...
Posted on Jun 1, 2011

On June 22-23, 2011, the SBIR/ STTR Conference: Translating Medical Discoveries into Health Products will return to the NIH Campus. Over 600 health and science managers, entrepreneurs, small business researchers, university researchers, and consulting organizations will come together on the NIH campus to explore the many nuances of the NIH SBIR/STTR program, the funding opportunities available to small business researchers, get questions answered by NIH staff, and learn how the NIH SBIR/STTR program can be a valuable resource to help start and/or grow companies.NIH awarded nearly $690M in Fiscal Year 2010 exclusively for small businesses to perform innovative research and R&D in the...
Posted on Mar 15, 2011

SBA's FAST Program Awards Grants to 20 Universities and Organizations To Support R&D, Small Business Innovation  Washington, DC: October 20, 2010 - Supporting programs for innovative, technology-driven small businesses under SBA’s Federal and State Technology (FAST) partnership program, the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted $100,000 awards to 20 state and local economic development agencies, business development centers, and colleges and universities. Candidates were submitted by the governors of all 50 U.S. states and territories. The FAST Program is designed to stimulate economic development among small, high technology businesses through federally-funded...
Posted on Mar 9, 2011

Small Business Committee Reports Reauthorization Out By Large Bipartisan Margin Washington, DC: March 11, 2011 - The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship today reported out S. 493, The SBIR and STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011. The legislation reauthorizes the Federal government’s two largest research and development programs, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technical Transfer (STTR) programs, for eight years, and was voted out of the Committee nearly unanimously by a vote of 18-1. Chair Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., introduced the reauthorization last week with Ranking Member Olympia J. Snowe, R-Maine, and Senators John Kerry, D-Mass...
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