SBA's SBIR site run by NSF (SBIR's inventor)
MDA's Technology Applications commercialization stories of Star Wars technology
NASA's SBIR Page stuff from NASA
SBIR Awards by DOD see what DOD has already funded
SBIR Awards for all government, nearly two years behind
Manufacturing Extension Partnership help for smallish manufacturers , always subject to Republican assassination
In-Q-Tel CIA's VC "Investing in Intrigue"
FirstGov a place to start looking for something governmental
SCORE geezers advise small business
Dual-Use Awards ????????
Federal Lab Consortium find a federal friend
How to Get A Patent Patent OfficeGrants.gov a unified portal to find and apply for federal government grants.
Research. gov and science.gov provide information about research and development results associated with specific grants, and a consortium of federal agencies provides R&D summaries (www.osti.gov/fedrnd).
Open Government Initiative read the offical explanations for stuff the government does
data.gov public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
National Technology Transfer Center tech transfer
Ben Franklin Partnerships Southeast Pennsylvania
High-Tech Rochester the snowy Xerox/Kodak city
Business by California Small Business Association
contains free resources to learn about networking, technical problems,
tips, and eventually will include a series of ongoing training forums.
SBIR Gateway, conferences and lots of other info
Small Business Technology Coalition lobbying Congress for SBIR
Innovation Development Institute database of SBIR winners, lobbying Congress, SBIR's strongest advocate, endless SBIR info, membership required
Strategic Marketing Innovations help with earmarks and schmoozing Congress
Peter Witts CPA expert in government contracts
Dawnbreaker commercialization advice
SSTI state S&T info; has weekly e-mail summary
Science-Directory.net / News News Web Directory
WEB PATENT NEWS - by Robert M. Hunter, Registered Patent Agent, has news about patents
Procurement law Dave Metzger, legal architect of original SBIR
Getting and Managing Employees: Insperity
IdeaCafe small business idea factory
WESTorg women entrepreneurs in S&T
TechWeb a business technology network
Center for Defense Information policy watchers
Yet2Com matching tech to need
World Future Society go ahead, make a guess
Mill Hill Essays veddy British medical research essays
Inc. magazine guides small business help
A NASA Proposal found on the web
Patent Cafe Pantros IP online patent search
Center for Emerging Technologies St Louis area
Startup Journal by The Wall Street Journal
Catalyst Connection Pennsylvania manufacturing
MicroMentor.org, that matches entrepreneurs with volunteer mentors. ...
IdeaCrossing.org, let both prospective mentors and entrepreneurs in need of assistance build online profiles and find each other ...
The Entrepreneurs' Organization (www.eonetwork.org) offers mentoring in groups and one on one, but is geared toward entrepreneurs who generate more than $1 million in annual revenue. ...
LinkedIn.com also lets you post messages seeking mentors in geographic areas.
Companies who feed on SBIR [You got an idea? They got connections.]
Foster-Miller by far the most SBIRs, now ineligible as a subsidiary of a foreign biggie
Accurate Automation Bend Research Brimrose Charles River Analytics CSA Cybernet EIC Labs HYPRES IAP Lynntech Mainstream Engrg MER Metrolaser Mission Research NVE Physical Optics Physical Sciences Radiation Monitoring Scientific Systems Spire SRL SRS Tech Technology Service TPL Ultramet
Proposal Help (some of the competition)
Fred Patterson, the SBIR and Commercialization Funding Coach, http://www.sbiroach.com veteran of two SBIR companies, specializes in companies as commercial exploiters of SBIR (with help also for companies in Texas Emerging Technology Fund).
SBIR Proposal Writing Software, Jade Research
Greenwood Consulting teaching SBIR proposing and advice
Roger Cohen full proposal services, including NIH (he says)
The Egg Factory a technically savvy VC
Right Hand Partners mating dances with partners
Business Finance 13,000 ways to finance a business
vfinance online tools and premium services
Associates Corporate Services to New and Emerging
Capital Connection lots of links
FundingPost.com, a network of venture and angel investors, holds meetings between entrepreneurs and investors, charging for the get-togethers and for prepping entrepreneurs in the art of presenting their stories to venture and angel groups.
On-Line Assets. Angelsoft.net, from New York's Angelsoft LLC, offers an online venue where entrepreneurs and investors can meet and get to know each other. ... TheFunded.com online community of entrepreneurs offers reviews of more than 5,000 venture-capital investors, rating them on such criteria as track record and deal terms. The site's more than 12,000 members can also share the documents that spell out their venture deals and discuss how to find investors and run a business. ... Startable.com For a peek into how venture capitalists work, and how company founders can navigate their world, check out this blog by former venture-capital associate Healy Jones and serial entrepreneur Prasad Thammineni. [Wall Street Journal Web Watch, Sep 28]
Blogs - modern gossip columns
The Top 50 science blogs by popularity.