Economic Development Initiatives

Apio-iX has a proven record of success in securing or helping to secure funding for regional and national economic development initiatives. We work closely with our clients to help survey the landscape, assess the innovation ecosystem, design programs, and collaborate to write winning proposals. Examples of projects include U.S. Economic Development Administration Regional Innovation Strategies (i6 Challenge) grants, U.S. Small Business Administration FAST partnership program grants, and U.S. Embassy international innovation and entrepreneurship projects.

Small Business Innovation Grants (SBIR/STTR)

Small business is the lifeblood of a healthy innovation ecosystem. Apio-iX has over 15 years experience working with technology startups to craft SBIR and STTR grants applications. With over $15 million in funded grants to-date, we excel at Phase I/II fast-tracks.