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Dawnbreaker Launches New Spanish Podcast Series; Increases SBIR Outreach To Hispanic Population

ROCHESTER, NY (March 20, 2019) – Dawnbreaker, Inc. has launched a Spanish speaking podcast series to help small, Hispanic-owned advanced technology firms take advantage of available federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. In response to a survey conducted in 2011 that found SBIR participation from Hispanic-owned firms was dwindling, Dawnbreaker wanted to provide a resource that re-engages the Latino population. “The SBIR and STTR programs are all about inclusiveness, and that’s what we’re hoping to achieve,” explains Dr. Jenny C. Servo, President of Dawnbreaker. “As many of these small business

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Dawnbreaker Wins Sole Source Contract From National Science Foundation (NSF), Continues To Assist SBIR Firms

ROCHESTER, NY (February 21, 2019) – Dawnbreaker, Inc. has been awarded a sole source contract from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue delivering commercialization services to its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I grantees. Since 2001, Dawnbreaker has administered its Commercialization Planning Program (CP2) to NSF funded SBIR/STTR Phase I grantees supporting over 2,500 projects to date. Recognizing that only a portion of the Phase I grantees will be awarded a Phase II grant, NSF introduced the program to increase the probability of successful commercialization of the NSF funded technology irrespective of whether a

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Dawnbreaker Webinars Feature Valuable Insight For Small Businesses Looking To Commercialize Technology

ROCHESTER, NY (January 18, 2019) – Dawnbreaker, Inc. is set to host several webinar series over the next few months and they all share the common theme of helping small high-tech businesses to transition technology. The Prime Contractor Series, Commercialization Series, and the Agency Series will give small businesses the tools they need to develop key contacts, find appropriate markets, and partner with large corporations. “With our panel of experts and guests hosts we’ve lined up from both government and industry, we want to provide a valuable resource for those who may have gone through the federal SBIR/STTR programs but

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Train The Trainer Reaches Max Capacity – Be Sure To Sign Up Early For Next Session!

ROCHESTER, NY (January 9, 2019) – In an effort to help state service providers prepare to assist small businesses applying for funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, Dr. Jenny Servo, a contractor through the Small Business Administration has just started her fifth Train the Trainer course. The series, titled “Helping Potential SBIR/STTR Applicants” is already full, but will be offered again in March. The next course, which begins March 4th, is now open for registration. This 10-lesson, 8-week course will help service providers feel more confident in the guidance they provide to high

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