SBIR/STTR Partnering Blog

Stay informed and up to date on partnering inquiries made to the SBIR/STTR programs office. If you see a connection of interest to you, please reach out to Carol Rabke directly.

05/31/2022

A small business developing long-duration energy storage asked about the availability of test grids.  Information on test grids available for use through the national labs was provided.

05/20/2022

Today I was contacted by a small business developing tires with improved efficiency that was looking for information on the Small Business Voucher (SBV) program that promoted collaborations between small businesses and the national labs.  The SBV program was active between 2014-2016 but has not been funded the last several years.  Information on the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) and partnering with the national labs was provided.

map of the US power grid

05/05/2022

A small business developing technology for grid cybersecurity was provided with resources within electric power utilities.

03/25/2022

Today I was contacted by a small business developing automated solar module racking systems looking to connect with solar installer networks.

03/22/2022

A small business developing technology that optimizes boiler temperature reached out looking for HVAC research contacts within the Building Technologies Office (BTO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).

03/18/2022

Today I was contacted by a small business developing powerline monitoring systems looking for introductions to SmallSat and CubeSat manufacturers.

02/25/2022

A small business developing remote-controlled robotic monitoring tools reached out looking for offshore wind project information; hydropower and offshore oil rig points of contact and market size information were also shared.

02/22/2022

Today I was contacted by two small businesses looking for DOE funding opportunities in the areas of clean hydrogen manufacturing, and plasma science research.

02/08/2022

A small business developing advanced cathodes for Lithium ion batteries reached out looking for help identifying potential U.S. cathode manufacturers.