TREND is a program of the Alaska SBDC, which is hosted by UAA. TREND provides services across Alaska.

Recent TREND Phase 0 Award Winners

Congratulations to the following new Phase 0 Grant winners!

BhaisaPi Tech, LLC. – “Microfluidic Chips for Time-Resolved Media Mining”

Be Cool Pharmaceutics, LLC. – “A1 adenosine agonists as anti-seizure, anti-shivering and neuroprotective
adjuncts for targeted temperature management for small community hospitals”

PATHseq Diagnostics, Inc. – “Simultaneous detection and identification of all hepatitis C genotypes and
viral load using next generation sequencing technology”

Cereon Biotechnology LLC  – “Rescue of cognition deficits with an FDA-approved nutraceutical  blunting
inflammatory and oxidative stress in dementias ”

V-Adapt, Inc. – “Automated Infrared Imaging System for Detection of Small Scale Features and High Frame Rate Capture of Explosion Events”


KEV, LLC (Kodiak) and Oxergy, Inc. (Auke Bay) were previously awarded Phase 0 grants. KEV’s award was for Variable Speed and Serial Hybrid Power Generation, while Oxergy’s was for Ultra-Compact Additively Manufactured Thermochemical Reactors for Hydrothermal Applications.


SBIR Conference and Training Events

There are six SBIR online training modules offered at The goal of is to provide information needed to become educated about the SBIR program. SBIR videos, webinars, agency overviews and links to agency specific SBIR details are available here.

There are national and regional conferences hosted throughout the year in various locations in the U.S. These events are important for small businesses participating, or wanting to participate, in the SBIR program.

Additional events can be found at SBA’s SBIR website. The site also features several SBIR and STTR resources.

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Attend a free introductory webinar on Monday November 23rd to the U.S. Department of Energy Phase 0 Program. This program provides assistance to companies applying for a Phase 1 DOE SBIR. Click here for more information and to register.

December Deadline for NSF Solicitations

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR (due December 8th) and STTR (due December 11th). Learn about the NSF SBIR/STTR details.

January Deadline for NIH and EPA Solicitations

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR (due January 5th). Learn about the NIH SBIR details. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR (due January 7th). Learn about the EPA SBIR details.

February Deadline for DOE Solicitation

The Department of Energy(DOE )will begin accepting proposals for Phase 1 SBIR on November 30th. The proposal will be due February 6th. Learn about the DOE SBIR details

A Network of Programs

The Alaska SBDC, along with its network of programs, provides low-cost business resources and services to Alaskan entrepreneurs. We've been serving Alaska since 1986.

Last modified: November 20, 2015.