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  • NC Sucess Story: NSF Awardee Athena’s Compass Jan 22, 2018Washington, NC based Athena’s Compass has a mission is to deliver the most exciting and impactful learning experiences possible to empower and to equip our youth with the skills needed to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math. Game-based learning has been proven to improve science learning; however, companies have struggled to economically develop effective games ... Read more »
  • Keply BioSystems Selected to Present in DC Dec 14, 2017The Tech Commercialization Team congratulates Anthony Dellinger and his team at Kepley BioSystems for being among ten companies selected from a nationwide pool to present at the ASBDC Client Showcase in Washington, DC. Located in the Triad, Kepley BioSystems (KBI) began as a startup at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN/NC A&T and UNCG). ... Read more »
  • NIH/CDC SBIR Contract Solicitation PHS 2018-1 Webinar Recording, Transcript, and Slides Now Available Sep 6, 2017The contract submission deadline is October 20, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT. Please follow the directions in the solicitation very carefully. You must respond exactly to a topic in the solicitation. As always, we encourage you to start the registration and application process early, and reach out the central office or the funding Institute or Center ... Read more »
  • SBTDC and SBIR Client Success Story…Kepley BioSystems, Inc. Sep 6, 2017 ul { list-style-type: none; } ul li:before { content: '-'; position: absolute; margin-left: -20px; } Located in the Triad, Kepley BioSystems began as a startup at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN/NC A&T and UNCG). Professor Christopher Kepley, Dr. Anthony Dellinger, and lead inventor Terry E. Brady, decided to develop a replacement for forage fish used as bait in crab and ... Read more »
  • SBIR Proposal Writing Basics: Advice for SBIR/STTR Proposers to Dept. of Energy (DoE) Sep 6, 2017Gail & Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. Copyright © 2017 by Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc. The Dept. of Energy (DOE) has initiated its first request for SBIR/STTR Phase I proposals for Federal Fiscal Year 2018. DOE has some interesting and unique requirements, so we wanted to highlight some of them to help potential applicants. If You ... Read more »
  • STTR Awardee Highlight: Clinical Sensors Awarded Over $1.5M in NIH Grants to Advance Nitric Oxide Diagnostic for Sepsis Jun 1, 2017By Barry Teater, NCBiotech Writer Clinical Sensors Inc., a small diagnostic device company in Research Triangle Park, has won two grants totaling more than $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support the development of its point-of-care device that measures a patient’s blood nitric oxide level within a few seconds. Early and rapid recognition ... Read more »
  • Start with the End in Mind Jun 1, 2017By John Ujvari, SBIR Program Specialist, NC SBTDC With summer right around the corner, vacation is on most of our minds. Let’s use the idea of vacation planning and how that relates to developing an SBIR/STTR proposal. When the first day of vacation finally arrives, you are excited to hop in the car or catch a ... Read more »
  • Raising a Technology from Birth Mar 14, 2017 By:  John Ujvari, SBIR Program Specialist, NC SBTDC Akin to raising a child, building a business around a commercializable technology is a long, stressful, although mostly exhilarating process. The day you start your business may be of your most memorable experiences. The horizon appears limitless and your dreams abound. Challenges, however, arise. The first money into ... Read more »