Event Announcement!

The National Institute of Aging is coming to Wisconsin!
The Center for Technology Commercialization is pleased to host the National Institute of Aging (NIA) Division of Extramural Activities Senior Scientific Advisor,
Dr. Rene Etcheberrigaray. 

Dr. Etcheberrigaray comes from the Center for Scientific Review where he most recently served as Deputy Director and previously as Director, Division of Neuroscience Development and Aging.

Attend this free workshop to learn about;

Invitations to schedule one on ones with CTC staff and Dr. Etcheberrigaray will be sent out a week before the event.

Register today to secure your spot.  We have limited seating available in our venue.

Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Pyle Center - 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

SBIR/STTR Awardees could receive up to $100K in
Matching Funds


Attention SBIR/STTR Awardees!

The SBIR Advance program provides 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.
Apply Now

Connect Your Tech with NASA - Opportunity for Wisconsin
SBIR Awardees

Apply to the Pilot of the Midwest Innovation Exchange (an initiative of M7)  if have received a SBIR/STTR Phase II grant in last 3 years.

If your company is accepted into M7's pilot program, you will be eligible to receive up to 8 hours of technical consulting from experts at NASA. In addition, you will get exposure to numerous partners in Wisconsin and Ohio, including NASA and the US Economic Development Administration. This is an excellent way to showcase your technology to NASA and get assistance from their top researchers!

Read more about the program here.
The application is available on the M7 website

DOE Topics for FY2020 have been released.

The following DOE program offices are participating in this solicitation:  
  • Office of Science (SC)
    • Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)
    • Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
    • Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
    • Office of Nuclear Physics (NP) 
Access this Funding Announcement and Topics Webinar here.

Contract Webinar

Attend a pre-proposal conference, via webinar, on;

August 7 at 12:00 PM Central.

Please register for HHS SBIR PHS 2020-1 Contract Webinar in advance.
(After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.)

Read more on the Institutes/Centers that have issued research topics in the PHS 2020-1 Solicitation.

The NIH and CDC have released the annual SBIR Contract Proposal Solicitation (PHS 2020-1), with a submission date of October 23, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT. Please follow the directions in the solicitation very carefully. You must respond exactly to a topic in the solicitation.

Are you developing a cancer technology with a Phase II SBIR/STTR award?
You might be eligible for $4 million
Phase IIB award!

The NCI SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Award is designed to help SBIR- and STTR-funded cancer technologies cross the funding “Valley of Death” between the end of their SBIR/STTR Phase II award and the subsequent round of financing needed to advance toward commercialization. Awardees can request up to $2 million total costs for any single year of the project period, and the overall budget limit is $4 million. SBIR and STTR projects from any Federal agencies are welcome to apply, as long as the project addresses one of the following technical/scientific areas:
  • Cancer Therapeutics and Preventative Agents
  • Cancer Imaging Technologies, Interventional Devices, and In Vivo Diagnostics
  • In Vitro and Ex Vivo Cancer Diagnostics and Prognostics
  • Technologies for Cancer Prevention and Control, Supportive Care, and Survivorship
  • Tools and Model Systems for Cancer Research
Learn more.

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