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Every year, the federal government provides $2.5 billion in funding to help innovators bring their ideas to market. Last year alone, the Wyoming Small Business Development (SBDC) Network helped entrepreneurs secure more than $2.5 million in grants and contracts through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Applying for an SBIR/STTR award is the first step in the process, but preparing for the next stage ahead of time can be just as crucial.

After you’ve been notified that your proposal is being considered for funding, but before you actually get the money, there is a lot of information that will be requested—and time is of the essence.

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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!