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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.

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)

Technical & business Assistance (TABA) – for DOE SBIR Phase I Grant Awardees

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

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.

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.
Sydney Edwards
Principal Advisor

Sydney Edwards

Executive experience working with startups on product and strategy development and incrasing portfolio values in the Biotech and Life Science Industry
LeAnne C. Tourtellotte-01
Principal Advisor

LeAnne C. Tourtellotte

CEO and Co-Founder of JL Biosciences, experience in IP management, business development, strartup management, and commercializing technology in startups
Principal Advisor

Sunil Maulik

Sunil has held management positions at Pangea Systems, Tripos (NASDAQ:TRPS), Hoffmann-La Roche (NYSE: ROCHE), Oxford Molecular (LSE: OXMOL), and IntelliGenetics.
Principal Advisor

David Whelan

David is the CEO of BioScience LA.
Principal Advisor

Olga Yermolenko

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

Rachel Costello

Rachel led project management and business development for Tesla’s Energy Products Team.
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.
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