Employees at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center small business owners in Arkansas. Photo by Ben Krain.

ASBTDC Launches Free Summer Series to Prepare Small Companies to Compete for Federal SBIR Funding

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is offering a free summer series designed to help small businesses win federal funding for research and development of innovative technologies with the potential for commercialization.  Continue reading “ASBTDC Launches Free Summer Series to Prepare Small Companies to Compete for Federal SBIR Funding”

SBIR Road Tour

National Small Business Innovation Road Tour Coming to Little Rock to Promote $2.5B in Early-Stage Funding

The 2018 national SBIR Road Tour will stop in Little Rock April 18. Organized by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 18-state tour is an opportunity for Arkansas entrepreneurs with next-generation ideas to connect with the largest source of early-stage funding, the Small Business Innovation Research program.  Continue reading “National Small Business Innovation Road Tour Coming to Little Rock to Promote $2.5B in Early-Stage Funding”

Ben Rainwater

UA Little Rock instructor leads project to develop STEM education tool

Ben Rainwater, instructor of systems engineering with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will lead a project at Brown Engineers to create a water engineering computer simulation for students in grades six through 12.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock instructor leads project to develop STEM education tool”

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will host a free webcast to help entrepreneurs learn about Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding available through the U.S. Navy and the Department of Defense.

ASBTDC to host webcast to help innovative small businesses apply for U.S. Navy grants

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will host a free webcast to help entrepreneurs learn about Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding available through the U.S. Navy and the Department of Defense. Continue reading “ASBTDC to host webcast to help innovative small businesses apply for U.S. Navy grants”

Danielle Dozier serves as president of GSS (Grow-Supply-Sustain) Group LLC in Bella Vista, Arkansas.

Arkansas company wins USDA grant with help from ASBTDC

A small business in northwest Arkansas has received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture with assistance from the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Arkansas company wins USDA grant with help from ASBTDC”

Laura Fine

ASBTDC receives $200k to help Arkansas small businesses

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based center recently received $200,000 to support innovative small businesses.  Continue reading “ASBTDC receives $200k to help Arkansas small businesses”

Road tour event offers rare opportunity for entrepreneurs

For the first time in a decade, researchers, small business owners, and entrepreneurs have the chance to attend a road tour event right in Arkansas where they can learn how to access some of the billions of dollars in federal funding that’s annually available to small businesses.

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