iCorps provides each competitively assembled team with a $50,000 grant and the opportunity to determine whether a technology is commercially viable.
AquaMost, Inc. of Madison, WI is bridging the gap between environmentalist and oil drilling advocates with their water cleaning technology, photoelectrocatalytic oxidation (PECO), which purifies water contaminants and promotes a cleaner environment.
Fiberstar Bio-Ingredients Technologies, Inc. (Fiberstar Bio) of Eau Claire, WI, is helping to clear the consciences of foodies and sweet tooths alike with innovative bio-based ingredients that help to lower the caloric content of food.
With the help of Imbed Biosciences, Inc.’s specialization and innovative development of antibacterial wound dressings, burn and surgical patients can begin to avoid some agony associated with painful dressing changes.
Adel M. Talaat has taken the leap from Ph.D. to CEO, and expanded his acronym awareness from ADGE (array differential gene expression) to SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research).
Advanced Chemical Systems Inc. (ACS) of Milwaukee, WI is innovating water pollutant detection with their cutting edge Optical Sensory Array Technology (OSAT).
Nanocrystalline Diamond (NCD) Technologies has successfully begun to commercialize their innovative diamond tipped coating technology with the help of the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network and is gearing up for their next phase of expansion. After recently securing a Phase II National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR/STTR grant NCD is finding new applications for their diamond coatings that will enhance everyday lives.
The collaborative work between Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Network (WEN) and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation has been recognized with a 2012 FAST grant from the Small Business Administration (SBA) for continued work as a premiere provider of SBIR services in Wisconsin.
At the 2012 Early Stage Symposium on November 13, clients from the Wisconsin Entrepreneur’s Network (WEN) were honored for their achievements at the SBIR Recognition Luncheon.
In an effort to improve the success of university research and to determine whether a technology is commercially viable, the government program known as Innovation Corps (iCorps) aims to expedite the start-up process.