Resources

Welcome to our resources page. This is our collection of resources that you may find helpful for your organization. Check back regularlly as we are always updating this page.

SBIR Preparation: What Does Your Online Presence Say About You?

SBIR Preparation: What Does Your Online Presence Say About You?

Type your name or your company's name into a web search. What comes up? Do you like what you see? ๐Ÿ‘€ In the digital age, a professional web presence is key to winning customers and investors and is an important thing to consider before you apply for #SBIR ...
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What is NSF I-corp and how is it beneficial to participate in before SBIR?

What is NSF I-corp and how is it beneficial to participate in before SBIR?

Participating in #NSF #I-Corps programming may help you develop your #commercialization skills and could increase your chances of being awarded #SBIR #funding! ๐Ÿ’ผ ...
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In Prep for SBIR: What Is TAM?

In Prep for SBIR: What Is TAM?

What is TAM? And how does it relate to #SBIR proposals? The Total Addressable Market is an important aspect of any business plan ...
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What Are Your Sustainable Competitive Advantages?

What Are Your Sustainable Competitive Advantages?

What are your sustainable competitive advantages? How will you capture and keep your market share?โ™Ÿ๏ธ ...
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SBIR Proposal Prep: Recent & sizeable changes in the market

SBIR Proposal Prep: Recent & sizeable changes in the market

#SBIR proposals entail a lot of market research. You will need to outline who your competition is, why your product is better and use industry trends and market changes to forecast your addressable market. A few key areas of focus can go a long way to help make market research accurate and predictive ...
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Patent Research: Why is it useful for competitor discovery

Patent Research: Why is it useful for competitor discovery

Patent research can go a long way in discovering market fit and evaluating your competitors. Start your research today! ...
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In Prep for SBIR: what is SAM?

In Prep for SBIR: what is SAM?

SAM or Serviceable Addressable Market is one of the key #commercialization terms to know BEFORE you apply for #SBIR. The reviewers will ask for market evaluations and financial forecasts, so be ready!๐Ÿ’ธ ...
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DSIP Registration and Login Changes - What You Need To Know.

DSIP Registration and Login Changes – What You Need To Know.

On August 13th 2020 the Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business and Technology Office announced the DSIP integration with Login.gov ...
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Quick Tips for Proposal Preparation

Quick Tips for Proposal Preparation

Four quick tips and recommendations from us on how better prepare for #federal #funding such as #SBIR/#STTR. โ˜ ...
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Where to find an NSF I-corp program near you

Where to find an NSF I-corp program near you

There are 9 nodes and 99 sites available for attendees of the #NSF I-Corps program. What are you waiting for? Apply today!๐Ÿš€ ...
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Competitor market research in preparation for SBIR proposals

Competitor market research in preparation for SBIR proposals

Preparing for your #SBIR #proposal early can give you a competitive edge over other applicants. It's market #research time! ๐Ÿ”ญ ...
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In Prep for SBIR: What is TM?

In Prep for SBIR: What is TM?

What is Total Market? One of the very important marketing strategies you can use to capture your market segment and forecast your future revenue. #SBIR reviewers want to see applicants who are well versed in #commercialization procedures, so learn all you can before you apply!๐Ÿง  ...
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In Prep for SBIR: TAM, SAM, and TM

In Prep for SBIR: TAM, SAM, and TM

When writing a #commercialization plan for #SBIR it helps to learn all you can about marketing and income forecasting methods. Learn about TAM, SAM, and TM and the role they all play in the market share you capture ...
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What is Customer Discovery?

What is Customer Discovery?

Customer discovery is the first step toward market validation and #commercialization. Learn about the process as well as some resources that could help guide you through the process.๐Ÿ’ณ ...
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End-User Vs. Target Customer

End-User Vs. Target Customer

Do you know the difference between target customers and end-users? There is an important distinction to be made between the two when discussing #commercialization plans. ๐Ÿšง ...
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Changes to Small Business Innovation Research Data Rights

Changes to Small Business Innovation Research Data Rights

Small businesses should prepare for new data rights provisions appearing in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts ...
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Grant and Loan Scams Target Small Business Owners Affected by Covid-19

Grant and Loan Scams Target Small Business Owners Affected by Covid-19

Scams have been reported targeting #smallbusiness owners in need of #Covid-19 #grants. Learn how to keep yourself safe from fraudulent grantors. ๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ ...
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In Prep for SBIR: Market Size and Noteworthy Trends

In Prep for SBIR: Market Size and Noteworthy Trends

There are a lot of things to consider before you apply for #SBIR. Your #commercialization plan can set you apart from your competition, especially if you take into account the importance of your market size and industry trends.๐Ÿ“Š ...
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Heads Up: New Proposed Grant Restrictions on Use of Certain Chinese Products and Services

Heads Up: New Proposed Grant Restrictions on Use of Certain Chinese Products and Services

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) proposed changes to its grants and agreements regulations (2 CFR Part 200) to implement ยง 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2019 ...
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Getting SBIR Ready: Highly Qualified Team

Getting SBIR Ready: Highly Qualified Team

What happens when the grant is awarded? Can your team do the work? They might be able to do the work, but if it is not clear and well documented, it won't matter. #FAQ #teamworkmakesthedreamwork #success #funding ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ† ...
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