The Kentucky SBIR/STTR Resource Center offers to help Kentucky innovators, entrepreneurs, and technology-oriented small businesses (i.e. 500 or fewer people) who have an innovative concept and need to advance it, translate it into a product or a technology for commercialization, and profit from it.
We help prepare you and your Kentucky-based company* for success in the highly competitive Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant Programs.
These grants allow businesses to conduct feasibility studies in Phase I (up to $150,000) and development of a prototype in Phase II (up to $1,000,000) for eventual commercialization in Phase III using non-federal dollars. Eleven federal agencies participate in the SBIR Program and five participate in the STTR Program.
The Kentucky SBIR/STTR Resource Center offers assistance to qualified Kentucky* businesses as the companies walk through the SBIR/STTR process including: A one-on-one consultation, Matching your idea for its best fit with federal agencies, Available resources for businesses, Training on proposal development, Financial assistance for competitive proposal development, and Providing post-award guidance. See more under "Tools and Resources".
The Kentucky SBIR/STTR Resource Center is managed by the Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation. KSEF - your partner in Kentucky SBIR.
* To contact the Kentucky Secretary of State, register your business, and/or check on your Kentucky-based organization's current status, use the following links: register a Kentucky Business, check your Kentucky-based organization's status, contact the Kentucky Secretary of State.
Right Time, Right Place, Right People
3P Pharmaceuticals seeks to use peptide phage-display to develop biomarkers, research reagents, and therapeutics for multiple diseases and conditions. Our lead therapeutic peptide has been shown to be effective in blocking neuronal cell death and is under investigation in brain injury and related conditions.
Development and Commercialization of Innovative Cutting Edge Welding Technologies
Advanced Dynamics is a high-tech firm specializing in 4M modeling and simulation, including aeroelasticity, aeroservoelasticity, aeroservothermoelasticity and propulsion, as well as fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, system dynamics and control, multiphase flows and combustions, etc. As a fast-growing company, Advanced Dynamics is dedicated to the development of 4M Analysis and Optimization software tools for complex mechanical systems, particularly for aerospace vehicles, marine ships and automotives.
Intranasal Naloxone for Treatment of Suspected Opioid Overdose
Putting Life to the Test
AllTranz Inc, a specialty pharmaceutical company based in Lexington, KY will be a leader in the development of innovative pharmaceutical products delivered via unique dermal solutions to treat a variety of neuroscience disorders.
Proprietary Natural Products for the Flavor and Fragrance and Insect Repellent Markets
New Patented Transformer Design Improves Energy Efficiency and Reduces Cost to Manufacture
Rehabilitation Products for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Sports Medicine
Direct i2i is a start-up company focusing on high definition video and audio collaboration solutions. Based on over eight years of research by Dr. Ruigang Yang, the company was founded in 2006 with the goal of creating the next generation of teleconferencing systems to allow geographically distributed people to meet and collaborate as if they were in the same room. Initial Funding was provided by the small business technology transfer (STTR) program of the US National Science Foundation and Kentucky Science and Technology Cooperation.
Innovative Medication Dispenser Solutions to Address Patient Compliance
Innovative Biological Reagents for the Life Science Research Market
Devices for Cancer Therapy
A Kentucky Company Providing Health and Medical Products Derived from Blackberries
Providing High Quality Contract Services and Products for Antiviral R&D
Developing Biological Control Methods for Mosquito Control
Natural Products through Genomics
Providing Inovative Solutions for Energy and Environmental Issues
The Smallest Materials for the Biggest Impact
Recycling High Quality Ceramics from Coal Combustion Ash
Natural Product-based Treatments for Oral Diseases
Targeting Alzheimer's Disease
Stallion Therapeutics Inc. is a Lexington based start-up pharmaceutical company developing neuroprotective and neurorestorative compounds for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and other acute neurological disorders.
Developing in situ Nanoparticle Additives for Multifunctional Nanocoatings
Better Models, Better Results
Manufacturing a New Type of Paperless Charter Recorders and Hygrometer
Delivering the Future of Nanomedicine
Kentucky Science &
200 West Vine Street, Suite 420,
Lexington, KY 40507