Grow-EC provides comprehensive support to companies wishing to compete successfully in the $3 billion federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. That support ranges from expert opportunity assessment and strategic planning to extensive editing/writing and budgeting guidance. It also covers the essential aspects of electronic registrations and submissions. Grow-EC’s 3-person team has cumulative expertise in this novel R&D “seed money” program totaling more than 80 years.
The Iowa G2M program, a partnership between BioConnect Iowa, the Iowa State University Startup Factory and VentureNet Iowa, seeks to provide follow-on support for Iowa entrepreneurs who are developing technology-driven innovative products or services and need additional support to increase their likelihood of commercial success. The program was funded by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration.