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Supplement Your SBIR/STTR Award with Our SBIR Advance Matching Grant!

WEDC created the SBIR Advance program to provide state matching funds, training and other resources to Wisconsin businesses to advance the commercialization of SBIR/STTR-funded technology.  SBIR Advance grants are used for commercialization activities that will accelerate business development and improve company opportunities for Phase 2 and Phase 3 federal awards and for investor funding.
Phase 1 award match: Matches up to $75K or 50% of Phase 1 SBIR or STTR award.
Phase 2 award match:  Matches up to $75K per year for up to 2 years of Phase 2 SBIR/STTR award.
deadline for the upcoming solicitation round will be due January 5, 2017 at noon with an application deadline of January 12, 2017 at noon.  
Contact us with questions about this opportunity.

New CTC Program - SBIR Ready

The CTC’s SBIR Ready Program aims to transform your customer discovery learning into a winning technical proposal for federal SBIR/STTR programs.

Participants will receive dedicated time with a grants consultant experienced in preparing SBIR/STTR proposals.
This series of four 3-hour workshops will help you:

  • Evaluate your project for the various funding agencies.
  • Develop a proposal and viable team strategy.
  • Learn to be competitive in the SBIR world.
By the end of this short course, we expect you will be in strong position to take advantage of this $2.5 billion federal program.

Check back in January for more information about this exciting, hands-on program, or email Margaret Ramey today.

News You Can Use

House Passes 5 Year SBIR/STTR Reauthorization

“The Small Business Technology Council is incredibly appreciative to Congress and Chairman Chabot for ensuring that a 5-year SBIR/STTR reauthorization is included in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act,” said Jere Glover, the Executive Director of the Small Business Technology Council. “SBIR companies across the country will be relieved that these vital innovation programs will be continued, and the prompt passage of SBIR/STTR reauthorization will give them the certainty and confidence that all businesses need to grow and plan for the future.”
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Your Life Made Easier -
Changes to Grants.gov

Grants.gov is promising new features and enhancements for applicants in 2017. Beginning in January, applicants will have the option of completing federal grant application forms in an online environment that saves the application as it is completed.  Auto-fill options will also be available.  Think of the time you will save!  The online application forms will be part of the current submission interface, Workspace.  Check out Grants.gov for more information on how the new and improved Workspace may just change your outlook on completing grant applications.
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Events and Opportunities

January 5, 2017
SBIR Advance Intent to Apply Due Date
Center for Technology Commercialization

January 12, 2017
SBIR Advance Applications Due Date
Center for Technology Commercialization

February 15, 2017
SBIR Ready Applications Due
Center for Technology Commercialization

Solicitation and Review Deadlines

January 5, 2017
NIH SBIR/STTR Application Deadline
National Institute of Health

January 5, 2017
DoEd SBIR/STTR Application Deadline
Department of Education

February 7, 2017
NIDILRR SBIR/STTR Application Deadline
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research

February 7, 2017
DOE SBIR/STTR Application Deadline
Department of Energy

February 8, 2017
DOD SBIR/STTR Application Deadline
Department of Defense
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