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NSF SBIR Success Rates by State (2008-2017)

February 05, 2019

The National Science Foundation (NSF), the fifth largest distributor of SBIR awards among federal agencies, received more than 20,000 proposals over the decade long period from 2008 to 2017, approving more than 3,600 (16.8 percent), according to an SSTI analysis of NSF data.

End of U.S. shutdown won't mean return to business as usual for research agencies

January 27, 2019

The longest U.S. government shutdown in history may soon be over, at least temporarily. But researchers shouldn’t expect their favorite federal research agency to be back to normal anytime soon.

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer's - and how to stop it

January 25, 2019

If you bled when you brushed your teeth this morning, you might want to get that seen to. We may finally have found the long-elusive cause of Alzheimer’s disease: Porphyromonas gingivalis, the key bacteria in chronic gum disease. That’s bad, as gum disease affects around a third of all people.

Physicists aim to outdo the LHC with this wish list of particle colliders

January 24, 2019

If particle physicists get their way, new accelerators could one day scrutinize the most tantalizing subatomic particle in physics -- the Higgs boson.

State government investments in R&D, 2012-2017

January 15, 2019

Every state government invested at least $1.0 million in research and development in FY 2017, according to recent data from the National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Education Statistics.

States' increase R&D spending; surpasses $2.5 billion in FY 2017

January 14, 2019

States invested $1.1 billion into health-related R&D expenditures in FY 2017 according to the newest results from the annual survey of state government R&D, conducted by the National Science Foundation.  Increasing by 13 percent from the previous year, health-related R&D helped push o

U.S. Officials Warn Health Researchers: China May Be Trying to Steal Your Data

January 09, 2019

The Trump administration has warned scientists doing biomedical research at American universities that they may be targets of Chinese spies trying to steal and exploit information from their laboratories.

College Researchers Impacted by Federal Shutdown

January 08, 2019

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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants

January 08, 2019

Jan. 7, 2019 - Today, the U.S.

NIH SBIR/STTR Success Rates by State (2008-2017)

January 07, 2019

One of the best ways to measure the effectiveness of state programs intended to encourage the success of SBIR applications is the approval-rate of their submissions.

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