The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $53 million in funding awards for diverse small businesses to pursue advanced scientific instrumentation and technologies to address climate change.
Why do small businesses exploit business opportunities better in some areas than others? Maryland Smith researchers show that local social capital (trust, cooperation level among residents) strongly predicts loan uptake after controlling for close-by bank branches, income and education.
New “Cyber Safe” training from the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center equips businesses to recognize and thwart cyber threats. ASBTDC collaborated with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cyber Arena to create the Cyber Safe: Cybersecurity for Small Business online training course. The free, on-demand course is broken into short modules covering cybersecurity basics, such as access control, passwords, physical security, and network protection.
Thunderbird School of Global Management, a unit of Arizona State University, began supporting Afghan women’s economic empowerment in 2005, after the fall of the Taliban, through a program called Project Artemis. As an international business school, our team is working…
Chula marketing expert suggests marketing tips for SMEs’ success in food delivery — know your strengths, know your customers, and use eye-catching food images as appealing as the food taste.
The DHS SBIR Program awarded nearly $2 million in funding to two small businesses to develop an advanced, affordable, and compact handheld passenger screening device to help secure aviation against evolving threats.
DHS SBIR Program recently awarded $997,526.67 to San Antonio, Texas-based SecureLogix to secure responders data against increased cyber threats.
DHS SBIR Program is seeking information in three topic areas to support DHS Component technology needs.
NIST awarded $2,988,950 in a new round of funding for new interoperable communication systems for public safety through its SBIR program, Catalyst Communications Technologies of Forest, Virginia, was provided this Phase III award for commercialization of its interoperable communications solution.
DHS SBIR Program recently awarded funding to two small businesses to develop non-contact, inexpensive machine learning training and classification technologies.
DHS S&T today announced that Dignari, a woman-owned small business from Alexandria, Virginia as the grand-prize winner of the Digital Wallets Challenge.
This week, the Biden administration will revise the Paycheck Protection Program, the main U.S. coronavirus relief program for small businesses, to focus its reach to smaller, minority firms. Tom Schryver, visiting lecturer at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business,…
DHS SBIR Solicitation is now open for small businesses to submit research proposals for 11 homeland security topics.
DHS announced the release of 12 topics for the new Small Business Innovation Research 21.1 Pre-solicitation.
Inc. magazine has ranked Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business No. 22 in its second annual rankings of MBA entrepreneurship programs worldwide.
Sandia National Laboratories has selected three companies as its first protégés in a new partnership program designed to help small businesses develop and build solid foundations when competing for federal and industry opportunities.
TranslateLive to adapt Instant Language Assistant to support USCG operator safety and mission performance.
The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at ASU has released the second edition of its signature Doing Business North America report, which provides objective measures of business regulations across 130 cities in 92 states, provinces and districts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $125,000 grant to assist companies pursuing federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer grants and contracts.
Two U.S. small businesses were awarded a total of $1.96 million in funding through the DHS SBIR Program to develop tools that will support dynamic network modeling for risk management to emergency communication networks.
DHS S&T’s SBIR Program awards $1 million to California-based small business InferLink Corporation to develop collaborative peer-to-peer tool for sharing cybersecurity information and lessons learned.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program awarded $1 million to a small business to advance explosive detection equipment.
DHS SBIR Program awarded a total of $1.97 million to two small businesses to develop technologies that will support the security, scalability, and interoperability within a first responder organization’s information technology infrastructure.
A steady stream of media reports detailing the deaths of unarmed Black Americans at the hands of police. False 911 calls aimed at bringing harm to African Americans engaged in innocuous, everyday activities. Street protests calling for an end to discrimination and police brutality. As racial tensions swirled this summer, so did calls on social media for those who support the social justice movement for African American civil rights to amplify Black voices and support Black businesses.
As communities across the nation begin the reopening process stemming from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced the roll-out of Healthy Returns, a free online toolkit for small businesses and offices containing concise, easy to understand reminders on hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting that are crucial to keeping the workplace healthy and safe.
DHS S&T announced today the award of 26 competitive research contracts with 23 small businesses to participate in Phase I of the DHS SBIR Program.
Oyster farming as currently practiced along the Delaware Bayshore does not significantly impact four shorebirds, including the federally threatened red knot, which migrates thousands of miles from Chile annually, according to a Rutgers-led study. The findings, published in the journal Ecosphere, likely apply to other areas around the country including the West Coast and Gulf Coast, where oyster aquaculture is expanding, according to Rutgers experts who say the study can play a key role in identifying and resolving potential conflict between the oyster aquaculture industry and red knot conservation groups.
Rutgers Business School expert discusses short-and long-term actions to support local businesses As the coronavirus continues to unleash an unprecedented economic crisis throughout the country, small businesses face the real possibility of not being able to survive. Lyneir Richardson, an…
Small businesses are the lifeblood of a community, but due to the impact of the coronavirus, they’re shuttering in enormous numbers. University at Buffalo School of Management experts share their insights to help entrepreneurs and local businesses ride out the storm.
The $2 trillion plan to prop up a pandemic-reeling United States, amid the news that there were 3.3 million unemployment claims lodged in the previous week, is expected to pass the House on March 27.Is it a Band-Aid or sufficient to heal what ails America’s economy?“We do not have this (COVID-19 outbreak) under control, and until we do, even $2 trillion may not be a big enough bailout,” said Anne Marie Knott, the Robert and Barbara Frick Professor of Business at Washington University in St.
Emily Gallagher, an assistant professor of finance in the real estate track of the Leeds School of Business, can discuss how changes in paid sick leave, especially for those in low-income households, could impact the spread of the virus as well…
With ecommerce and access to national chains, small businesses can be forgotten during the holiday shopping season. By shopping small on Small Business Saturday, you can make a real impact on your local community, according to Rochelle Layman, regional director of Binghamton University’s…
Topics for the new DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 20.1 Pre-Solicitation have been released. The Pre-Solicitation contains 11 topic descriptions, nine from the DHS S&T and two from CWMD Office.
The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty at Arizona State University has released the Doing Business North America report, a first-of-its kind report that provides objective measures of business regulations across 115 cities in 92 states, provinces and districts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Maryland-area small businesses in the research and development domain will have an opportunity to meet with DHS SBIR program this week.
Washington, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program has awarded the 1,000th SBIR contract since the program’s initiation in 2004. The 1,000th contract is one of twenty-four awarded as part of the FY19.1…