Category Archives: Technology Commercialization

Jan 13

NC SBIR Success Story: QATCH Technologies

Multi-SBIR/STTR Awardee Shares Insights QATCH Technologies, founded by Dr. Zehra Parlak in 2016, is leveraging its Duke-originated sensor technology to change how drug formulations are developed. The Durham-based company consists of a team of six engineers and scientists. Its innovative … Read More

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Feb 05

Early-stage Funding: NC Government Incentives for Technology Startups

North Carolina legislators support small businesses and work to create entrepreneur friendly policies to foster economic development in our state. Two such policies that have proven to be impactful to technology-driven startup companies over the years. These include the 1.) … Read More

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Jan 30

Winning in the SBIR Program without Winning an Award

Regardless of the quality of an innovation, there are many instances where the SBIR program is simply not a fit.  For example, there are times when an innovation is beyond the proof-of-concept phase, and there are times that the reviewers … Read More

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Jan 29

Winning in the SBIR Program without Winning an Award

Regardless of the quality of an innovation, there are many instances where the SBIR program is simply not a fit.  For example, there are times when an innovation is beyond the proof-of-concept phase, and there are times that the reviewers … Read More

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Nov 20

Grant Opportunities Delivered to Your Virtual Door

When developing an SBIR/STTR strategy, seeking solicitations posted by desired agencies, on either SBIR.gov or the agency websites, is usually required. Often times, this step is time consuming and offers few immediate results to match the innovator’s skillset or concept. … Read More

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