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Need a Little Change?

 

We can help.

 

Sometimes All You Need to Change the World is a Little Support.

Our Mission.

We're dedicated to helping science and technology-focused innovators solve our nation's greatest challenges by leveraging the Small Business Innovation & Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs (SBIR/STTR) as a tool to launch and grow small businesses.

Our Vision.

We are committed to transforming Oklahoma into a leader of innovation by inspiring women, minority, disabled, veteran, and socially or economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs to help build our ecosystem and see Oklahoma thrive as a top ten state for innovation.

Our Network.

We utilize a strong and diverse network of partners including higher education institutions, state agencies, chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, and nonprofits that enable us to extend our reach and provide free services statewide.

Our Programs.

Our expertise in the SBIR/STTR arena guides companies through every step of submitting a competitive proposal while providing hands-on technical and business assistance and mentorship on how to use SBIR funding to grow a business and launch new products.

$185M

Potential economic impact from OK Catalyst client companies by 2025

75%

OK Catalyst entrepreneurs and SBIR awardees from underserved communities or backgrounds

10X

For every $1 raised by OK Catalyst results in $10 invested in Oklahoma startups

60%

Success rate of OK Catalyst first-time awardees that win a second award of up to $1,000,000

How Can an SBIR Award Change Your Life?

Greg Hallman

Founder & CEO of Ocupath 

 

The SBIR program gave Greg more than just funding for his tech-based startup...

What drives you?

OK Catalyst Resources

Networking

We foster meaningful relationships so that you're connected with the best partners.

Training

Our best-in-class programs give you the tools you need to write a competitive proposal.

Mentoring

From the very first step, we'll help you build the confidence you need to succeed.

About SBIR/STTR

What is
 SBIR?
Who Can Apply?
What's the Catch?
What Are the Benefits ?
How Long Will it Take?
Where Do I Start?

OK Catalyst Success Stories

"The secret to change is not fighting the old, but building the new"

-Socrates

OK Catalyst Partners

OK Catalyst is based at the Tom Love Innovation Hub at the University of Oklahoma. The I-Hub inspires, educates, and promotes innovation and entrepreneurship and supports thousands of OU students, staff, faculty, and broader community members to prototype their concepts through unique facilities and access to expertise. The success of the I-Hub and OK Catalyst would not be possible without the tremendous support of our partners.

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201 David L. Boren Blvd.
Norman, OK 73072
(405) 325-7804
4502 E 41st Street, Office 209
Tulsa, OK 74135
(918) 660-3227

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.