Twenty-five entries representing sectors as broad as health, cleantech, education and innovations in products or services are competing in the finalist round of the 18th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. More than half of them are familiar names to our team!
CTC participated in UW Madison Startup Week November 12th, and hosted Mike Hendrickson from BrainXell for a conversation on the SBIR/STTR Program, how to access the program and how BrainXell has moved forward thanks to those federal funds.
Congratulations to SafeLi — a CTC client, and SBIR Advance awardee, for receiving a 2020 Wisconsin Innovation Award SafeLi, based in Shorewood, discovered Graphene Monoxide, a nano-material that may enable enhanced safety for the use of lithium-ion batteries.
Congratulations to Plumb Pharma — CTC client and SBIR Advance awardee — on winning the 2020 Governor’s Business Plan Contest! Plumb Pharma of Madison has developed a platform technology for super-extended-release medications that extends release 3-5 times longer than current medications.
Congratulations to SeedLinked — a CTC client, SBIR Advance awardee and 2019 Governor’s Business Plan Contest “Bright New Idea” winner — upon receiving a critical investment from TitletownTech, a $25 million venture fund led by Microsoft and the Green Bay Packers.
“Innovation” and “disruption,” are words you hear throughout the business and academic worlds, but what does that really look like and how does it make a difference?