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Amalgamated Vision leads extended reality industry with light-weight eyewear

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of posts about companies LaunchTN has supported through the SBIR/STTR Matching Fund.  Imagine an astronaut trying to diagnose or treat a crew member for a medical problem. The astronaut periodically looks away at a computer screen for information to guide the procedure. Now imagine that the astronaut […]

Launch Tennessee awards $4.5 Million in SBIR/STTR Matching Funds to 30 small businesses

Launch Tennessee awards $4.5 Million in SBIR/STTR Matching Funds to 30 small businesses  Each company received an initial competitive federal grant to accelerate innovation For immediate release Sept. 15, 2023 NASHVILLE, TN – Launch Tennessee announced $4.5 million in funding to 30 innovative companies to advance their research and business development efforts in Tennessee.  The […]

LaunchTN and America’s Seed Fund boast nearly $350 million in economic impact

For immediate release June 29, 2023  LaunchTN and America’s Seed Fund boast nearly $350 million in economic impact New applications for funding open July 10 Nashville, TN – In the past year, LaunchTN has leveraged federal funding to create an economic impact of nearly $350 million — doubling year-over-year since its inception in 2017.  “These […]

Launch Tennessee Seeks FinTech, Consumer Product Partners (RFP)

Requests for proposals are open to two new industry sectors funded via federal grant NASHVILLE, TN – November 14, 2022 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) today opened a call for Network Partners to run programming for two new industry verticals: Financial Technology (FinTech) and Consumer Products. This is an expansion of LaunchTN’s four existing Industry Network […]

Launch Tennessee Awards $7 Million in Matching Funds to 37 TN Businesses

Each company received an initial competitive federal grant to accelerate innovation NASHVILLE, TN – October 5, 2022 – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) today unveiled the full list of this year’s SBIR/STTR Matching Fund grant recipients. Developed and administered by LaunchTN, the SBIR/STTR Matching Fund is a strategic initiative to advance the commercialization of technology innovation and […]

LaunchTN Opens Application for Their $7M SBIR/STTR Matching Fund

Eligible Tennessee companies can apply from July 1 – August 15, 2022 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Release date: July 1, 2022) – Launch Tennessee is offering a matching grant of up to $300,000 to provide additional support to Tennessee companies who have won a federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)  award […]

Launch Tennessee Collaborating with Meharry Medical College to Host a Grant Funding Workshop in Nashville

The workshop will be live-streamed and walkthrough how to land federal grant opportunities over lunch NASHVILLE, TN (June 15, 2022) – Launch Tennessee, the statewide organization promoting Tennessee’s entrepreneur ecosystem will host a SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) workshop in collaboration with Meharry Medical College’s ResilienSEED business incubator on Tuesday, June 21. This workshop will […]

Knoxville-Based Winter Innovations Is Stitching Together Solutions For The Surgical Process

A LaunchTN SBIR Matching Fund Recipient: Winter Innovations, based in Knoxville, is a high-growth medical technology company working to improve the surgical process, specifically surgical stitching, for patients who suffer orthopedic injuries. We caught up with the Winter Innovations team to hear about the company’s mission, problems surrounding orthopedic surgery and opportunities for Tennessee to […]

Muzology Uses Music Technology To Improve Performance For All Learners

A LaunchTN SBIR Matching Fund Recipient: Muzology, based in Nashville, is a technology company centered around a digital platform that uses music to make learning fun, engaging and effective. With the understanding that today’s learners need to be engaged, Muzology assembled a team of PhD’s, curriculum experts, and hit songwriters to create the company. We […]

Yaya Scientific Is Inventing Innovative Solutions for Biomedical Problems

A LaunchTN SBIR Matching Fund Recipient: Yaya Scientific, based in Nashville, is a high-growth technology company that develops innovative diagnostic, therapeutic and integrated hardware solutions for biomedical problems. Yaya Scientific’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Justin Baba, specializes in generating applications of optical techniques for the sensing and diagnosis of various pathologies. We caught up with […]

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