SBIR 18.2 Air Force Special Topics

The 18.2 round of SBIR includes a new Air Force pilot program called “Special Topics”. Unlike traditional Phase I topics, which allow $150,000 budgets over 6 months, these special topics are faster and have a smaller budget, $50,000 over 2 months. Unlike the traditional 20-page technical volume, these require only a 5-page proposal, but also require a 15-slide […]

Building a Better Battery through the Ohio Federal Research Network

Whether it’s for a cell phone, laptop, or camera, people always complain about their batteries. The problems remain the same – the amount of time needed between recharge as well as the overall life of the battery itself. Dr. Yu Zhu, an assistant professor of polymer science from the University of Akron, is leading a […]