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Turn-key strategy and training services to maximize your chance at winning SBIR/STTR funding. 

Our team provides assistance in identifying federal funding opportunities, creating a competitive application, and post-award project management.

 

To find out if SBIR funding and our services are right for you, schedule a meeting with one of our experts.

Schedule a meeting with Sarah Hamby, Director for OK Catalyst to get connected in Oklahoma City, Norman, Enid, Edmond, Lawton and surrounding areas to learn more about SBIR funding opportunities and ecosystem partners.

SBIR

Consultation

Central

Oklahoma

Schedule a meeting with Obum Ukabam, Associate Director for OK Catalyst to get connected in Tulsa, Stillwater, Durant, and surrounding areas to learn more about SBIR funding opportunities and ecosystem partners.

SBIR

Consultation

Eastern
Oklahoma

OUR WHY
 

OK Catalyst bridges the gap from researcher to entrepreneur by providing award-winning mentoring to help high-tech startups win non-dilutive funding. Our programs are funded by the SBA and OCAST, affording us the opportunity to spend more time strategizing your path to success because when Oklahoma innovation is funded, our entire community benefits.
 
Our team is made up of visionaries who are passionate about driving innovation forward throughout the heartland. OK Catalyst team members come from a variety of backgrounds including new product research and development, technology commercialization, business development, marketing/communications, and project management. Our experience helping startups win funding plus your passion for taking your research to market is the key to securing early-stage seed funding and de-risking your technology.

Take a look at the list of industries and technology-focus areas below, see something that aligns with your research? Let's have a conversation!

Aerospace & Defense Technology

Discoveries in fundamental science and engineering that have the capability to impact society and create change. Some technology focus areas include autonomous systems, advanced materials and additive manufacturing (3D printing), power, energy and storage, robotic systems, communications and navigation, sensors, detectors and instruments, air vehicle technology, air space operations and safety typically funded by:

 

NASA

Department of Defense

National Science Foundation

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Bio/Life Sciences

High impact technologies ranging from research tools, diagnostics, digital health, drugs and medical devices are funded by:

 

National Institute of Health

Department of Defense

National Science Foundation

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Green

Technology

Technologies that support solutions to some of our world's biggest problems. Your tech will help keep America at the forefront of discovery. Some examples include energy efficiency, renewable energy, fossil energy, carbon management, high-energy physics, nuclear energy, cybersecurity, energy security, emergency response, and sustainability often funded by:

 

Department of Energy

National Science Foundation

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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 a small business.

Our Vision

We're 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 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.

Our Mission

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