DOE Program for SBIR Phase I Grant Awardees
Technical & Business Assistance (TABA)
Larta is the preferred partner of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that provides Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) to SBIR/STTR Phase I awardees. The program is designed to help awardees develop a compelling Commercialization Plan that is required for their Phase II application.
The DOE is dedicated to the successful commercialization of SBIR/STTR funded technologies and provides comprehensive commercialization assitance to all DOE SBIR and STIR Phase I awardees.
All DOE SBIR/STTR Phase I awardees
$6,500 paid by DOE
Open enrollment after Phase I grant award
1-2 hours per week
Interested in joining this program?
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What to expect.
Needs Assessment with a Dedicated Expert/Lead Principal Advisor (PA)
Collaborate with a dedicated Larta Lead “Principal Advisor” to assess your startup’s current needs & status and determine the most appropriate use of TABA funds for commercialization preparation.
Develop a Commercialization Plan
Work with a dedicated market expert to create a ComPlan™ – the ‘Commercialization Plan’ is designed to outline how your early-stage invention will move from a research idea to a commercially-viable product in the marketplace.
Phase I awardees are required to submit a ‘Commercialization Plan’ as part of their Phase II SBIR/STTR applications.
Larta uses a market-tested strategy to review commercialization plan modules as they are developed, identify, and help fill gaps which increase your chances of success.
Larta’s subject matter expert (Lead Principal Advisor) will work iteratively with the you to develop, test, and validate your Commercialization Plan that includes the market opportunity, company and team, competition and IP, and finance and revenue model.
Support from a Dedicated Expert
Collaborate with a dedicated ‘Lead Principal Advisor’
Startup Education & Content
Access Larta’s library of resources, and attend monthly webinars with leading industry experts.
Choose from a Portfolio of Commercialization Services
Suite of commercialization services to select from in hubs of product sales, intellectual property protections, market research, market validation, certifications & regulatory, manufacturing, and expert mentoring.
Collaborate 1:1 with an expert Larta 'Principal Advisor' during the program. We have a team of 50+ highly experienced cleantech & energy focused mentors.
Our programs are led by seasoned industry experts with deep sector knowledge. Each startup is assigned a dedicated Principal Advisor to guide their journey from idea to sustainable enterprise.
Utilize our proven products during your program to accelerate your startup.
Our portfolio of 30+ products & tools for startups have been designed & proven over 25-years to accelerate translating R&D ideas into sustainable enterprises.
Our bench of highly experienced experts/mentors work 1:1 with startup founders to deliver our products, customized to your stage of growth and specific goals.
Note: Services requiring the use of an attorney are not included in DOE’s TABA program.