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For Government Agencies

Partner with Larta to maximize the ROI of grant funding for early-stage science & technology.

Since 2004, we have partnered with government agencies to accelerate the process of translating novel R&D into commercial market impact.

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Experts in managing SBIR/STTR and TABA programs for commercialization of innovation.

Since 2004, Larta has been selected to provide national-scale commercialization assistance & accelerator programs (CAP) for entrepreneurs who are recipients of non-dilutive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding and other grants by U.S. federal agencies, including the DOE, NIH, USDA, NOAA, NSF and more.

Our commercialization programs foster emerging ventures through the structured phases of SBIR/STTR grant programs – to accelerate novel R&D from idea phase to become a commercially viable enterprise ready for scaling & global impact.

The transparency, reporting, and accountability expected by governments is part of our DNA.

Government SBIR Process

Government-Funded Commercialization Assistance & Accelerator Programs for Startups

Larta are the contracted agency for SBIR/STTR commercial accelerator programs in partnership with the DOE, NOAA, and USDA.

Commercialization Assistance Program (NOAA-CAP)

Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) – for DOE SBIR Phase I Grant Awardees

Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) – for DOE SBIR Phase II Grant Awardees

USDA-CTABA
USDA Phase I SBIR Awardees
Commercialization Assistance

Our Innovation Platform & Ecosystem

Our innovation platform & ecosystem power our startup programs to accelerate new science & technology – by providing a unique combination of connections, resources, and funding.

Our Product Portfolio for Technical & Business Assistance (TABA)

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. 

Our team of 125+ highly experienced mentors & 'Principal Advisors'

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.

Kwame Ulmer
Principal Advisor

Kwame Ulmer

Kwame Ulmer brings 20+ years of experience evaluating medical technologies in the government and serving in senior operating roles at medical device companies.
David Whelan
Principal Advisor

David Whelan

David is the CEO of BioScience LA.
Olga Yermolenko
Principal Advisor

Olga Yermolenko

Olga advises family office clients on social impact and venture investment opportunities and has diligenced over $450m worth of deals.
Rachel Costello
Principal Advisor

Rachel Costello

Rachel led project management and business development for Tesla’s Energy Products Team.
Rita Hansen
Principal Advisor

Rita Hansen

Rita Hansen is CEO of Onboard Dynamics, a company that seeks to lower fuel costs and carbon emissions by removing refueling infrastructure barriers to driving natural gas vehicles.
Mark Juergensen
Principal Advisor

Mark Juergensen

Mark brings over 25 years of success in energy technology commercialization and energy project development.
Joel Balbien
Principal Advisor

Joel Balbien

Joel is an accomplished & visionary consultant with proven success in managing the commercialization of CleanTech, Semiconductor, and Life Sciences technologies.
BreAnn Brown
Principal Advisor

BreAnn Brown

BreAnn brings more than 18 years of leadership and commercialization experience in start-ups for the agriculture / aquaculture, and information technology industries.
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