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Whatever you do in life and in business avoid this one thing.๐Ÿ“‰ ๐Ÿ—ƒ ...
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Whatever you do in life and in business avoid this one thing.
Finding a funding opportunity that suits your needs is important. Refrain from the temptation of trying to retrofit your company to fit an ill-fitting opportunity in an effort to ...
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Funding opportunity research
For any research project including SBIR, an MVP is very important because it can provide feasibility and act as a go/no-go milestone for further research ...
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What is an MVP and how does it relate to SBIR/STTR
Get ready for the Summer Special for Founders, a unique opportunity to save 25% to 50% on a bundled service package that includes our two best selling services - our Funding Menu and Proposal Preparation! Available only during Q3 of 2022 #FindYourFunding ๐Ÿ’ฐ ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ ...
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Summer Special for Founders
Christine is selected as a top 10 finalist for NAWBO's Woman Business Owner of the Year Award. This is the second year in a row for a nomination and top 10 finalists. ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ… ...
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Christine is selected as a top 10 finalist for NAWBO's Woman Business Owner of the Year Award
Speak up! If you think you have a product that could shift industry standards; apply for funding. ๐Ÿ“ฃ ๐Ÿ“ฃ ...
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Two uncomfortable side effects of pursuing your goals - Visibility & Criticism:
Anyone who has perused through solicitations (either federal such as SBIR or for pitch competitions and accelerators) will notice that one of the many qualifications for applicants is that they are "seed-stage" or "pre-seed stage", but what does that mean and why is important to be in this position for ...
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Pre-seed and seed-stage as a qualification for funding
Anyone who has tried to develop a new technology or technology-enabled product can tell you there is often some resistance to change. New technology should theoretically be viewed as exciting. It has the capability to advance outcomes in various industries and often the ability to make life better/easier/more fun. ๐ŸŒŽ ...
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Why disrupting the tech industry is challenging
Break the law with federal research grants & find out what can happen. A DOE grantee was recently charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to engage in wire fraud, and money laundering. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ...
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Break the law with federal research grants & find out what can happen.
Knowing the things not to say in a grant proposal are just as important as what you do say. ๐Ÿคญ โ˜ ๏ธ ๐Ÿ™…โ€โ™€๏ธ ...
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3 Things NOT to write in your SBIR/STTR proposal
The #DoD SBIR is a great opportunity for small businesses in any field of technology with an innovative idea. ๐Ÿ’ก Applications for the next BAA open soon ...
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Department of Defense (DOD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) key dates
What does switching DUNS to UEI mean for your upcoming SBIR/STTR submission? Hint: it may an impact on your upcoming application, especially if you have a sub-awardee. ๐Ÿ˜ง ๐Ÿ“ โš ๏ธ ...
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What does switching DUNS to UEI mean for your upcoming SBIR/STTR submission?
Behind the invention of every successful product, there is a story about a person whose needs were not being met by the available industry standard of that time. Problems are what inspire us to innovate.๐Ÿ”ฌ ๐Ÿงซ ๐Ÿงช ...
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On the importance of pain points.
New Funding to enable scientists to explore innovative approaches in priority research areas such as artificial intelligence, quantum information science, high-productivity programming, and discrete event simulation. ๐Ÿ–ฅ ๐Ÿฅผ ...
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Department of Energy Announces $20 Million in Exploratory Research for Extreme-Scale Science
The USDA has already released the RFA for its 2023 FY edition of the SBIR program! ๐Ÿ„ ๐ŸŒฝ Use this extra time to prepare like a pro with the help of E.B. Howard Consulting ...
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Department of Agriculture SBIR FY 2023
The House voted, 223-203, to pass the Relief for Restaurants and Other Hard Hit Small Businesses Act of 2022 (H.R. 3807), which would distribute another round of $55 billion to struggling businesses. The bill now moves to the Senate.๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ“ ...
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House Passes $55 Billion Small Business Grant Bill
#SBIR #funding is competitive, but the rewards for winning this non-dilutive government funding can propel your proof of concept to innovation. ๐ŸŽฏ ...
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Need help with SBIR Funding?
Have an innovative idea for an environmental, energy, or natural resources project? Consider applying for the EPA's SBIR in Summer 2022 ...
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Need help with your EPA SBIR proposal?
All federal grant applicants need an identifier for federal awards processes. On April 4, 2022, that identifier is changing from the DUNS number to the Unique Entity ID (UEI), issued by SAM.gov. ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ...
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DUNS to Unique Entity ID (SAM) - Changeover comes April 4
Learn about the importance of success rates in SBIR overall with a focus on DOT ๐ŸšŒ ...
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Success Rates and DOT SBIR

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