Visit the iNOAAvation Center @ Blue Tech Week 2019!

The NOAA Technology Partnerships Office will be attending Blue Tech Week in San Diego, November 20-22, 2019.  Come visit us at the iNOAAvation Center and see how NOAA is innovating across the Blue Economy!  

Before you come, check out some of the latest technologies from NOAA labs and our SBIR awardees below.


FY-2015A DoD STTR Solicitation Partnering Project

FY-2015A DoD STTR Solicitation Partnering Project

About the DoD STTR FY-2015A STTR Solicitation: This solicitation was released on December 12, 2014, and will start accepting proposals on January 15, 2015 with a due date of February 18, 2015.
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Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Joins President Obama in Announcing Expanded Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) Initiative

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Joins President Obama in Announcing Expanded Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) Initiative


Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined President Obama in celebrating emerging entrepreneurs from across the United States and around the world. During the event, the White House announced the addition of nine new members of the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) initiative, which Secretary Pritzker chairs. PAGE is a group of America’s most respected business creators who have committed to sharing their time, energy, ideas, and experience to help develop the next generation of entrepreneurs around the world.

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Visit WWW.SBIR.GOV for Latest Fiscal Year 2016 Funding Opportunities!

Visit WWW.SBIR.GOV for Latest Fiscal Year 2016 Funding Opportunities!

Currently live on SBIR.gov , are FY 2016 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant and contract funding opportunities from NSF, DOD, and HHS.
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Showcasing America’s Entrepreneurial Story at the First White House Demo Day

Showcasing America’s Entrepreneurial Story at the First White House Demo Day

The day after his 2015 State of the Union address, President Obama traveled to Boise, Idaho, to visit with engineering and business students operating on the cutting edge of innovation, using 3D-printing technology to help launch new products and companies.
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TPO Welcomes New SBIR Program Manager

TPO Welcomes New SBIR Program Manager

Dr. Genevieve Lind Brings Wealth of Skills and Experience from NIH to NOAA TPO

Dr. Genevieve Lind joined the Technology Partnerships Office on July 18, 2021 as the Program Manager of NOAA’s Small Business Innovation Research Program. Dr. Lind comes to NOAA from the National Institutes of Health and has prior experience working with SBIR programs and the Small Business Administration. In her new role at TPO, Dr. Lind will oversee NOAA’s SBIR Program. The program’s mission is to stimulate the U.S. economy and business growth through the commercialization of innovative mission-relevant technologies by investing NOAA research funds in American small businesses and providing guidance to entrepreneurs throughout the process of researching, developing, and commercializing products or services.
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$2500 Prize for New SBIR/STTR Logo Design

$2500 Prize for New SBIR/STTR Logo Design


The winning logo will premiere, and the winner will be recognized, the week of June 15 at the 2015 Tibbetts Awards in the White House and feature at the National SBIR/STTR Conference.  Oh yeah, there is also a $2,500 prize to the winner!

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President Obama Announces NOAA/NIST/MBDA Partnership at White House Demo Day

President Obama Announces NOAA/NIST/MBDA Partnership at White House Demo Day

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is partnering with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to launch the Minority Business Enterprise Technology Transfer Initiative, focusing on the creation of regional innovation ecosystems related to approximately 300 Federal labs at 11 agencies. This initiative will help equip aspiring and established technology entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds with the skills needed to bring innovative products and services to market.
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Science meets commerce: Aerial data collection helped this small business soar

Science meets commerce: Aerial data collection helped this small business soar

A small business that teamed up with NOAA to design a new tool that NOAA is using to improve the nation’s elevation measurements is now taking flight in the commercial market.
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3 Amazing Upcoming Events from the USPTO!!!

3 Amazing Upcoming Events from the USPTO!!!

Dear Entrepreneurs, Small Technology Firms, Researchers, and Innovators, 

      Our sister agency The United States Patent & Trademark Office have 3 upcoming opportunities that might be of great interest to you all over the next few weeks. Our team figured to share with our great and inventive SBIR/STTR family across the 50 States! 

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NOAA-funded tool uses fluorescence to help scientists see tiny coral...and much more

NOAA-funded tool uses fluorescence to help scientists see tiny coral...and much more

A NOAA SBIR company developed equipment that is used by marine biologists around the world both underwater and in the laboratory to study coral recruitment and health and to address other issues related to understanding and stewardship of the marine environment. 
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Grand Slam Day for America’s High-Growth Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Its Startups

Grand Slam Day for America’s High-Growth Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Its Startups

On August 4, President Barack Obama hosted the first ever White House Demo Day, and what a day it was. The content of the day is front and center of what our agency does every day.
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SBA Awards $2 Million in FAST Grants to Support R&D

SBA Awards $2 Million in FAST Grants to Support R&D

SBA Awards $2 Million in FAST Grants to 22 Universities & Organizations to Support R&D, Small Business Innovation.

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SBA Announces Four New Regional Innovation Cluster Awards

SBA Announces Four New Regional Innovation Cluster Awards

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet today announced the SBA’s support of four new Regional Innovation Clusters, adding to its portfolio of high-performing regional innovation networks across the country.


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NOAA Releases Economic Valuation Overview for SBIR and CRADA Work

NOAA Releases Economic Valuation Overview for SBIR and CRADA Work

Summary Document Highlights Results from 2019 Report

In 2019, the TPO contracted a private company to research and assess the economic impact and overall effectiveness of NOAA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program and the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) component of NOAA's Technology Transfer Program.  The attached document provides a high level summary of the results.
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