How Do the U.S. SBA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs Work?

February 14, 2020 – The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a large and competitive initiative administered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (www.sba.gov) to encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) is another … Read More

From Our Friends at Olin – Building a Better Algorithm for Online Shopping Choices

January 9, 2020 – Check out how two Washington University researchers’ debate resulted in winning the Olin Award which “recognizes scholarly research that has timely, practical applications for complex business management problems”. Dennis Zhang and Jake Feldman’s research was focused on machine learning and customer choice modeling (respectively) to create a … Read More