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  • SBIR/STTR Tips: Common Proposal Pitfalls November 28, 2023

    SBIR and STTR proposals are truly unique documents. They must meld together strong technical / scientific content with a robust understanding of the potential market and value creation possibilities. Often it takes more than one attempt at submitting a proposal ...

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  • Equity Capital Insights: SBTDC Expands Equity Funding Services November 28, 2023

    Welcome to “Equity Capital Insights”.

    Kevin Nicusanti

    2023 was a big year for me which included a cross-country move from California to North Carolina and a new role as Small Business Equity Funding Specialist at the NC ...

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  • SBTDC Technology Commercialization Team November 28, 2023
    SBTDC Technology Commercialization Team

    We are pleased to introduce North Carolina’s small business innovation ecosystem to the SBTDC’s Technology Commercialization Team (including some new members)!

    Our team provides one-on-one business counseling and strategic advice to small business ...

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  • SBIR/STTR Agency Open Funding Opportunities August 7, 2023
    A plethora of SBIR/STTR funding opportunities are either open now or will be in the near future. Below are several opportunities with links to the agency funding websites.   NIH The PHS 2023-2 omnibus solicitations of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for the ...
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  • North Carolina’s SBIR/STTR Award Data Trends August 7, 2023
    North Carolina’s small innovation-based companies reaped the benefits of the federal SBIR/STTR programs to the tune of $158M in 2022, a gain of 178% compared to ten years earlier. In total, 114 companies secured SBIR/STTR funding through a combination of ...
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  • Bob Weston Retires After 14 Year Career with SBTDC July 25, 2023Bob Weston Retires After 14 Year Career with SBTDC
    Throughout his tenure at the SBTDC, Bob Weston has worn many hats. He joined the organization in 2009 as a counselor on the Strategy and Organization Development (SOD) Team that was put together to help NC businesses weather the 2008 ...
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