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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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  • Award Winning Clients April 19, 2023
    Three SBTDC were recognized for excellence in the last month.

    Mojotone CEO named SBA’s NC Small Business Person of the Year

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    SBTDC client Mojotone’s CEO was named the SBA’s 2023 NC Small Business Person of the Year. Michael ...
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  • Music as a Business 101 April 19, 2023
    By Clay Howard, SBTDC Regional Center Director and accomplished musician A business based in music differs in many ways from other businesses, with the number one difference being that, in music, most likely the product you are selling is YOU – ...
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  • Burnout fueling turnover – and having significant impact on entrepreneurship April 18, 2023
    Source: Triangle Business Journal Burned out American workers frustrated by their 9-to-5 jobs are launching side hustles and full-blown businesses — part of a dramatic change in the business ecosystem brought about in part by the Covid-19 pandemic. That was a ...
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