For Universities & Research Labs

Accelerate the translation of R&D from an early-stage lab idea to a commercial spin-out venture.

Accelerate the translation of R&D from an early-stage lab idea to a commercial spin-out venture.

Larta Institute has a robust history of assisting university-based spinoffs including early-stage enterprises formed by faculty members and post-docs.

Our commercialization acceleration programs improve ROI on Federal R&D investment (grants) and institutional R&D. As a non-profit, we are committed to collaborating with government, philanthropy, research institutions & university partners to support the solutions that feed, fuel, & heal the world.

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Access our global innovation platform & ecosystem.

Larta’s network includes some of the most forward-thinking startups, investors, businesses, philanthropists, community organizations, and government agencies.

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

Ecosystem

Using non-dilutive SBIR/STTR grant funding to translate R&D into sustainable enterprises.

Since 2004, Larta has been selected to provide national-scale commercialization assistance & accelerator programs (CAP) for entrepreneurs who are recipients of SBIR/STTR and other grants by U.S. Federal Agencies, including the DOE, NIH, USDA, NOAA, NSF and more.

Our commercialization programs are aligned to the phases of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant awards – to accelerate novel R&D from idea phase to become viable and sustainable enterprises for global impact.

Government SBIR Process

Planet. People. Profit. Impact.

Our programs are designed to help create triple-bottom-line ventures, aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

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Browse & apply to join our open programs, including commercialization accelerator & assistance programs for SBIR/STTR government grant awardees, and private startup accelerators supported by our ecosystem of partners.

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

Technical & Business Assistance (TABA) – for SBIR Phase I and II Awardees

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