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State matching grants to elevate five small businesses

MADISON – Five small high-tech businesses in Wisconsin will receive up to $75,000 each to commercialize their innovations, thanks to the SBIR Advance program’s latest round of funding. The state matching grant program provides assistance to companies in the process of completing a project in the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business […]

Seed fund brings 10 innovative UW System ideas to life

MADISON – Over $300,000 in grants will be awarded to 10 small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance Seed Fund program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin. Ideadvance is a rigorous two-stage process of seed funding and mentoring to move innovative ideas forward into feasible businesses. It is open to UW […]

High-tech small businesses could receive up to $75,000 from SBIR Advance matching grant

      MADISON – UW-Extension’s Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) is offering a matching grant of up to $75,000 to provide additional assistance to companies in the process of completing a project in the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. This is the ninth round of SBIR […]

Transforming innovative UW System ideas into new businesses: $200,000 awarded by Ideadvance Seed Fund

        MADISON – Up to $200,000 in grants will be awarded to five small businesses in the latest round of awards in the Ideadvance program fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin. Ideadvance is a rigorous two-stage process of seed funding and mentoring to move innovative ideas forward into feasible businesses. It is […]

Eau Claire inventor of life-saving compass for firefighters wins Governor’s Business Plan Contest

MADISON – An Eau Claire fire captain who invented an eight-directional compass to save firefighters who become disoriented in a blaze has won the 14th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Jeff Dykes of Northern Star Fire LLC, a client of the Small Business Development Center at UW-Eau Claire, learned June 7 at the Wisconsin […]