We Are Oklahoma's
Helping researchers and entrepreneurs win seed funding to launch new products and grow their business.
Each year, the Small Business Innovation & Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs invest $4 billion to stimulate hi-tech development in the U.S.
Our no-cost training and mentorship programs help potential candidates find funding opportunities and prepare a competitive proposal.
AMERICA'S SEED FUND
TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH AREAS
If you're conducting R&D in any of the following categories, you could qualify for non-dilutive funding from the Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or the Department of Energy. Keep scrolling to find out more about our programs.
Aerospace & Defense
Augmented & Virtual Reality
Electronics & Communications
Human Computer Interaction
Instrumentation & Hardware
Internet of Things
Learning & Cognition
Wireless & 5G
AWARDS & INVESTMENTS
RESEARCHERS & FOUNDERS SERVED
FEDERAL & PRIVATE FUNDING SECURED
POTENTIAL ECONOMIC IMPACT
Acceptance into the Labs is based on Technical Merit, Team Strength, and Transition Plan. Please select a Lab that best fits the technology or research you're working on. If you're not sure which one to choose or if you wish to submit to an agency not listed please send us an email at email@example.com.
Training and Mentorship to Help You Submit a Top-Tier Proposal!
We'll keep you informed about new funding opportunities, deadlines, and program updates. We'll also help you navigate the various federal agencies that offer SBIR/STTR grants, ensuring you understand the specific requirements of each agency and assist you in targeting the appropriate funding sources for your technology.
Partnering and Collaboration
We'll help you find partnerships with Oklahoma’s academic and research institutions. We'll connect you with relevant expertise and collaborators that can strengthen your proposal and increase the likelihood of project success.
Proposal Writing Assistance
We'll provide guidance and support in preparing competitive grant proposals. We offer review services and proposal development resources to include helping with project planning, market research, intellectual property considerations, and budgeting to help you enhance your chances of success.
We'll continue to provide assistance once you secure SBIR/STTR funding. We'll offer guidance on project management, reporting requirements, and compliance with federal regulations. We'll connect you with additional resources, such as mentors, investors, or business development programs, to further accelerate the growth and success of your funded projects.
We'll assist you in developing commercialization plans, identifying potential customers or markets, and refining your business strategies. We'll provide guidance on technology transfer, intellectual property management, and market analysis to help you maximize the impact of your innovations.