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Author: Business Report Staff


Source: wyomingbusinessreport.com


Interest: The company received a $5,000 Phase 0 Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative (WSSI) award to perform further data analysis, design test beds and make industrial visits that supported the development of a successful proposal to the National Science Foundation.


Link: http://www.wyomingbusinessreport.com/article.asp?id=58740

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Author: CALVIN GOINGS


Source: pnwlocalnews.com


Interest: For small businesses seeking to advance their technological inventions in the commercial marketplace, the U.S. Small Business Administration coordinates the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program which targets the emerging entrepreneurial sector because that is where innovation and innovators thrive.


Link: http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/south_king/ken/opinion/125728568.html

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Author: marketwatch.com


Source: marketwatch.com


Interest: BioTime, Inc. BTX +1.83% today announced it has been awarded a 10-month, $335,900 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop HyStem(R) microcarriers for the propagation of human stem cells and as a means of cell delivery for human clinical applications.


Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/biotime-receives-335900-sbir-grant-2011-07-15?reflink=MW_news_stmp

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Author: Jose Morachis


Source: NanoSort


Interest: The National Institutes of Health awarded technology start-up NanoSort, Inc. a 2 year, $698,000 small business innovation research (SBIR) grant.


Link: http://www.pr.com/press-release/338295

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Author: marketwatch.com


Source: Advanced Photonix, Inc.


Interest: The purchase was made via a Phase III contract which is a continuation from prior SBIR contracts and gives preference to companies involved in related development previously funded under the SBIR program.


Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/advanced-photonix-inc-announces-phase-iii-t-ray-4000r-system-sale-2011-07-14?reflink=MW_news_stmp

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Author: FedBizOpps.gov


Source: FedBizOpps.gov


Interest: NASA/NSSC plans to issue a solicitation/Request for Proposal (RFP) under the SmallBusiness Technology Transfer Program.The NASA STTR program is conducted under the authority of the Small Business TechnologyTransfer Program Reauthorization Act of 2000. It is designed to provide small businesseswith opportunities to compete for federal research and development awards and tostimulate the commercialization of the resulting technology.


Link: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=a290b0ae8a7a66fa82e87dd9bd691327&tab=core&_cview=0

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Author: Bruce Booth


Source: Forbes


Interest: The venture business is now 12 years into a slump in returns that has discouraged even the most enthusiastic investors and limited partners in the space. Yet over the past 18 months, hope has sprung eternal amongst IT and Internet venture investors driven largely by a daily barrage of blog and news headlines covering the exponential growth and dramatic returns prospects of a small handful of social networking and gaming companies.


Link: http://blogs.forbes.com/brucebooth/2011/07/11/life-sciences-the-rodney-dangerfield-of-venture-capital/

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Author: Rachel Cooper


Source: The Telegraph


Interest: Globally, the imbalance was becoming more extreme. Mr Oliver said that in the US, 83pc of private and public funding went to the top 20pc of US companies, but the bottom 20pc of companies raised only 0.4pc of funds.


Link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/pharmaceuticalsandchemicals/8629083/Biotech-companies-see-profits-jump.html

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Author: marketwatch.com


Source: marketwatch.com


Interest: Stellar is proposing a $500,000 grant and notice of an award, should one be granted, is expected later in 2011.


Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stellar-biotechnologies-presents-phase-iib-proposal-to-the-us-national-science-foundation-nsf-2011-07-06?reflink=MW_news_stmp

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Author: businesswire.com


Source: businesswire.com


Interest: These commercial-off-the-shelf products are a result of Mainstream’s successful commercialization of an earlier Army Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant. Mainstream leads the Department of Defense in SBIR commercialization with a 100 percent rating on the Commercialization Index.


Link: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110706005133/en/Mainstream-Engineering-Awarded-Contract-Provide-U.S.-Army

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Author: Nathesh


Source: it.tmcnet.com


Interest: Applied Nanotech Holdings, a research and commercialization organization, claimed that it will be developing ultra-lightweight hydrogen fuel tanks using carbon nanotube reinforcement, using the Phase I SBIR grant in the amount of $149,426 from the U.S. Department of Energy.


Link: http://it.tmcnet.com/topics/it/articles/193651-applied-nanotech-holdings-receives-phase-sbir-grant-from.htm

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Author: http://www.dailymarkets.com


Source: http://www.dailymarkets.com


Interest: The Tea Spot has submitted a proposal for a competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the cooperative research agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).


Link: http://www.dailymarkets.com/stock/2011/06/28/the-tea-spot-applies-for-460000-small-business-innovation-research-grant/

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Author: Joseph Wise


Source: wiredvc.com


Interest: Seattle based Impel NeuroPharma recieved up to $750K in grant money from the U.S. Department of Defense. The grant type is a Phase II Small Business Investigational Research (SBIR) and covers funding for project research in 2011 and 2012.


Link: http://www.wiredvc.com/impel-neuropharma-gets-750k-grant-from672-dod/

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Author: http://www.news-medical.net


Source: http://www.news-medical.net


Interest: Impel NeuroPharma, a medical device company whose technology is designed to enable pharmaceutical drugs to bypass the blood-brain barrier and enter the central nervous system (CNS), today announced that it was selected to receive a Phase II Small Business Investigational Research (SBIR) grant from the Department of Defense's Chemical and Biological Defense SBIR Program entitled, "Blood Brain Barrier Drug Delivery of Therapeutics for Chemical Warfare Agents."


Link: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110624/Department-of-Defense-awards-Impel-Phase-II-SBIR-grant-for-blood-brain-barrier-bypass-technology.aspx

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Author: www.ucr.edu


Source: www.ucr.edu


Interest: The company, which received a $500,000 National Science Foundation Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant last year after getting a $100,000 SBIR grant in 2009, provided the students with money to design a logo and web site.


Link: http://newsroom.ucr.edu/2664

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Author: Frank Vinluan


Source: medcitynews.com


Interest: Medical technology company Galaxy Diagnostics has been awarded a $188,000 federal grant for its research on a detection technology for the bacteria that causes Cat Scratch Disease.


Link: http://www.medcitynews.com/2011/06/cat-scratch-bacteria-test-gets-sbir-grant-for-n-c-firm-galaxy-diagnostics/

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Author: Peyton Williams


Source: Toolwire


Interest: Toolwire (www.toolwire.com) and the Laboratory for Innovative Technology and Engineering Education at Auburn University (www.litee.org) have won an NSF SBIR/ STTR Directorate Phase I award for Use of Serious Games to Improve Learning Outcomes in Engineering Programs by the National Science Foundation (www.nsf.gov).


Link: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/toolwire-and-auburn-university-win-national-science-foundation-grant-123816674.html

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Author: udel.edu


Source: udel.edu


Interest: The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Delaware District Office presented University of Delaware President Patrick T. Harker with the Outstanding Advocacy of Small Business Award at the Delaware Small Business Week


Link: http://www.udel.edu/udaily/2011/jun/small-business-award-061311.html

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Author: Eric Berger


Source: Chron.com


Interest: In recent years, many NSF-funded research projects have resulted in discoveries that have been commercialized via start-up companies that employ thousands of people. The benefits to society are tremendous but often go unrecognized outside of the academic community.


Link: http://blog.chron.com/sciguy/2011/06/an-insider’s-perspective-on-national-science-foundation-funding/

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Author: Marcia Heroux Pounds


Source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com


Interest: The number of biotech companies has expanded over the past three years while shrinking nationwide, according to a University of Florida report in May.


Link: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/

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