65 North Carolina Companies Awarded Grants for Innovative Research and Development

The North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation announced today that 65 innovative small businesses in North Carolina have received 73 grants to develop and commercialize groundbreaking new technologies with the potential for commercialization. In North Carolina fiscal year 2023, which ended June 30, the One North Carolina Small Business Program awarded nearly $2.05 million to pioneering small businesses in 19 counties across the state.

Important Information: FAR 52.204-7 System for Award Management (SAM.gov)

In accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), an Offeror is required to be registered in SAM when submitting an offer or quotation and shall continue to be registered until time of award, during performance, and through final payment of any contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation.

Small Business Boot Camp (SBBC) 3 (September 12-14, 2023)

Request to Attend NLT 21 August 11:59 PM ET
SOFWERX, in coordination with the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), will provide a forum for Small Businesses with technologies that support National Security Interests and/or the USSOCOM technology interest areas to learn more about doing business with USSOCOM.

The Power of Collaboration: The Need for Teaming Among Government Contractors

By Reena Bhatia, North Carolina Military Business Center

In the realm of government projects, collaboration has proven to be a driving force behind successful outcomes. The complexity and scale of government projects demand a collective effort from multiple contractors, giving rise to the need for teaming.

2023 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Awards Call For Nominations NOW OPEN!

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) has launched its 2023 National Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Award Call for Nominations. This year marks the 40th annual National MED Week Awards, which were created in 1983 to celebrate the outstanding achievements of minority entrepreneurs, as well as the individuals and organizations committed to advancing minority business enterprises (MBEs).

Calling all Textile-Related Innovators at FEDTEX (May 23-24, 2023 – Raleigh)


ABOUT THE EVENT.  The Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTEX) Summit hosted by the Office of US Senator Thom Tillis, Office of US Senator Ted Budd, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) connects the US Department of Defense (DoD) and federal agency clothing and individual equipment buyers with US textile manufacturers, textile supply chain suppliers, cut and sew contractors, research and development (R&D) facilities, testing labs and academic resources.