TABA Program for NIH
Technical & Business Assistance (TABA) Program for SBIR Phase I and II Grant Awardees
Larta offers a comprehensive program of Technical & Business Assistance (TABA) for startups who have received a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
This program is dedicated to the successful commercialization of SBIR/STTR funded technologies and provides comprehensive commercialization assistance to all NIH SBIR and STTR Phase II.
All NIH SBIR/STTR Phase I and II grant awardees
Phase I – up to $6,500 paid by NIH
Phase II – up to $50,000 paid by NIH
TABA funds to be requested with SBIR/STTR grant application. Awarded 6-9 months after SBIR/STTR proposal submission.
Phase I – 6-12 months alongside grant program
Phase II – 12-36 months alongside grant program
2-3 hours per week depending on products selected
Interested in joining this program?
Answer a few short questions, and our team will be in touch with next steps and more info.
What to expect.
Phase I Awardees:
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.
A well-defined ‘Commercialization Plan’ is required to apply for a Phase II SBIR R&D Grant.
Larta‘s ComPlan™ is a market-tested commercialization plan that demonstrates market and management competence, instills confidence, sets expectations and increases your chances of success. The ComPlan™ conveys that you as an entrepreneur/founder are in a position to pursue commercial applications of your R&D.
Larta’s subject matter expert (Principal Advisor) will work iteratively with the you to develop, test, and validate the ComPlan™, covering market opportunity, company and team, competition and IP, and finance and revenue model.
Phase II Awardees:
Collaborate 1:1 with a dedicated subject matter expert (Principal Advisor) to assess your startup’s current needs & status and determine the most appropriate use of your TABA funds for commercialization preparation.
Based on your assessment, you will select one or several menu services from Larta’s product portfolio – to help prepare your startup for commercialization and market entry. Larta’s portfolio consists of 30+ products and tolls for startups, including Sales and Marketing, Capital Raise, Growth and Scale, IP Protection, and many more.
Based on your startup’s near/long term goals and objectives, Larta helps your company develop and execute plans and activities critical to the commercialization of new science and technology.
Support from a Dedicated Expert
Collaborate with a dedicated subject matter expert, also known as a ‘Principal Advisor.’
Startup Education & Content
Access Larta’s library of resources, and attend monthly webinars with leading industry experts on crucial topics for commercialization.
Collaborate 1:1 with an expert Larta 'Principal Advisor' during the program. We have a team of 125+ highly experienced 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.