The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awards over $700 Million annually to small businesses to perform innovative research and R&D in the biomedical /behavioral sciences through its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs. Innovators in life and health sciences are invited to meet the NIH mission of improving human health and to develop new technologies with commercial application. Join us October 28 - 30, 2013 to learn about NIH SBIR/STTR funding opportunities.
The University of North Dakota John Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences next year will offer a cutting-edge flight training program for future pilots of unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
The university, in partnership with the U.S. Air Force, is developing a curriculum that will incorporate the Predator Mission Aircrew Training System (PMATS), a state-of-the-art UAS simulator used to train flight students.
Acclaimed leadership expert and artist Bob Upgren will highlight the Innovation Week ’14 Kickoff Breakfast, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Memorial Union Plains room. A complimentary continental breakfast will be served. The event is co-sponsored by the NDSU Office of the Provost and the NDSU Research and Technology Park.
Small Business Administration (SBA) Acting Administrator, Jeanne Hulit will deliver the Keynote Speech at the Small Business Innovations Summit co-hosted by U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Senator John Hoeven, and Congressman Kevin Cramer
The 3rd Research Corridor Precision Agriculture Action Summit is being co-hosted by North Dakota Farmers Union. Co organizers include Lake Region State College’s Dakota Precision Ag Center and NDSU's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.
Submitted by Ryan Aasheim on Wed, 2013-09-25 09:16
The Army Contracting Command invites proposals for the Army Rapid Innovation Fund to provide financial support for the transition innovative technologies that resolve operational challenges or save costs into its acquisition programs. Multiple awards are anticipated. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Proposals are due Oct 21. More information regarding W911NF-13-R-0011 is available at: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/3e7e8c51c7140773eac274b9dc03523e.
Submitted by Ryan Aasheim on Wed, 2013-09-25 09:15
DARPA invites proposals for the Hydra program to Develop and Demonstrate an Unmanned Undersea Vehicle System, providing a novel delivery mechanism for insertion of unmanned air and underwater vehicles into operational environments. Proposals will be accepted in five technical areas. Multiple awards are anticipated. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Proposals are due Oct 22. More information regarding DARPA-BAA-13-39 is available at: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/ODA/DARPA/CMO/DARPA-BAA-13-39/listing.html.
Join us along with co-hosts, U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven for the Small Business Innovations Summit for a date to be rescheduled in November, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, North Dakota.
The Division of Program Coordination for NIH invites DP1 applications for the Pioneer Award Program to provide funding to individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose pioneering and possibly transforming approaches to addressing major biomedical or behavioral challenges that have the potential to produce an unusually high impact on a broad area of biomedical or behavioral research. Approximately $5 million may be made available to support up seven awards. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Applications are due Oct 18.
Submitted by Ryan Aasheim on Wed, 2013-08-21 10:19
The Department of the Air Force invites proposals for the Air Force Rapid Innovation Fund to facilitate the rapid insertion of innovative technologies into military systems or programs meeting critical national security needs. Proposed technologies should address areas of interest described in the announcement. Approximately $65 million may be made available to support up to 20 awards. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically. Proposals are due Oct 8. More information regarding BAA-AFLCMC-2013-0001 is available at: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/ASC/BAA-AFLCMC-2013-0001/listing.html.