Success Stories

Jul 03
July 3, 2018
While atoms may be the building blocks of life, it is difficult for young children to understand the concept of molecular science. Long before starting his company, Jesse Schell wondered – what if Read More
Success Stories Department of Education
Jul 03
July 3, 2018
In the early 1990s, “nano” wasn’t exactly a ubiquitous term. But that was exactly what Hysitron CEO and Co-Founder Thomas Wyrobek and his father were interested in, specifically in developing Read More
Success Stories Department of Energy
Jun 29
June 29, 2018
Lush neck ties manufactured from the finest spider silk. Durable leather constructed from mushrooms. Bolt Threads has made a worldwide name for itself by looking no further than nature to solve today Read More
Success Stories National Science Foundation
Jun 14
June 14, 2018
The Air Force has a new, time-saving tool in its ongoing effort to repair jet engines. With support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program, Read More
Success Stories Air Force
May 30
May 30, 2018
Contrary to what is seen on the latest television crime dramas, DNA analysis is not a two-minute job. Identifying an assailant by their DNA ID (also called a DNA fingerprint) actually takes months or Read More
Success Stories Small Business Administration
May 18
May 18, 2018
The women behind Teachley admit they’re not typical entrepreneurs. That’s what makes them successful; as moms and teachers, they know firsthand the hurdles facing students today and what needs to be Read More
Success Stories Department of Education
May 16
May 16, 2018
Reusable rocket manufacturers are beginning to adopt a new technology that will improve launch safety and reduce maintenance costs. With support from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research/ Read More
Success Stories Air Force
May 03
May 3, 2018
Each year, commercial motor vehicles (CMV) travel approximately 300 billion miles across U.S. highways and interstates. By capturing and analyzing data from drivers of these CMVs, the FHWA can be Read More
Success Stories Department of Transportation
Apr 20
April 20, 2018
When Hurricane Irma slammed Puerto Rico in 2017, there was a news story that made national headlines: A commercial aircraft managed to fly off the island despite category 5 hurricane winds, carrying Read More
Success Stories National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Apr 20
April 20, 2018
The Air Force is poised to save millions of dollars and return a key aircraft to service faster because of a testing technology improved through a small business partnership. With support from the Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Apr 10
April 10, 2018
In many remote communities, the only opportunity for electricity comes from diesel-powered microgrids. At up to fifteen times the cost of normal electricity, this highly expensive form of power has Read More
Success Stories Department of Agriculture
Apr 06
April 6, 2018
Although repercussions from an overall lack of mental health care are making headlines every day, it is still extremely expensive for a patient to get the care they need, and many health insurance Read More
Success Stories National Science Foundation

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