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  • Department of Energy (DOE) Phase 0 Assistance Program Sep 28, 2015By Rich Smerbeck, DOE Program Manager Last month, the Department of Energy (DOE) Phase 0 Assistance Program rolled out its first ever Online Tutorials (www.doesbirlearning.com), which are designed to assist individuals who wish to submit a compelling Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposal to the Department of Energy. As a ... Read more »
  • Q&A with Ryan Gessner of Sonovol – SBIR Success at NSF Sep 28, 2015By John Ujvari, SBIR/STTR Specialist, NC SBTDC Please give our readers an overview of SonoVol. SonoVol is developing a medical imaging technology that can be applied to the drug development pipeline, specifically to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of new drugs before they enter clinical trials. Their first product will be a standalone robotic benchtop ultrasonic imaging ... Read more »
  • SBTDC’s Technology Commercialization Internship Provides 4000 Hours of Service Aug 12, 2015The SBTDC’s 2015 Technology Commercialization Summer Internship Program recently wrapped up with final presentations. Ten students served as interns this year, representing five university programs. MBA Programs from NC State, Duke, UNC and Western Carolina provided a total of six students. In addition, this year marked the 3nd year of participation for both the Duke ... Read more »
  • NIH: 5-step Registration Process to Ensure Timely Submission Aug 12, 2015Courtesy of NIH SBIR/STTR Program The next HHS/NIH SBIR/STTR application deadline is less than two months away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 5 pm local time. (Note that since September 5th falls on a weekend, and Monday, September 7th is a federal holiday, the deadline has been pushed back until Tuesday, September 8th).  There is no longer ... Read more »
  • NC Based SBIR Awardee, Indexus Biomedical, Aims to Make Advanced Diagnostic Healthcare Affordable and Accessible Aug 12, 2015As the need for hematology and immunoassay testing grows, Indexus Biomedical, a small business based in RTP, NC is taking the lead in developing a novel platform specifically to facilitate advanced diagnostics at the primary care level for HIV infected patients. Indexus was founded by Chiranjit Deka, PhD in April 2013 and carries out its ... Read more »
  • NIH Releases Solicitations Jun 29, 2015The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has just released the 2015 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Omnibus Grant Solicitations! These solicitations will be used by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Administration for ... Read more »
  • Q&A with an IP Attorney May 14, 2015Interview with Kevin Flynn, Flynn IP Law This series will feature a guest each month to get his/her insights on topics important to you. This month we interview Kevin Flynn with Flynn IP Law Q – When should I start the conversation with a patent attorney? A – If you are thinking about it, then it is not ... Read more »
  • Q&A with an IP Attorney May 14, 2015Interview with Kevin Flynn, Flynn IP Law This series will feature a guest each month to get his/her insights on topics important to you. This month we interview Kevin Flynn with Flynn IP Law Q – When should I start the conversation with a patent attorney? A – If you are thinking about it, then it is not ... Read more »