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Made In Space Receives SBA Award for Excellence in Technology Development and Commercialization

10 Jan 2017, 19:54 UTC
Made In Space Receives SBA Award for Excellence in Technology Development and Commercialization
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Kobalt Wrench for Lowe’s Home Improvement built by Made In Space’s Additive Manufacturing Facility on the International Space StationDue to its ongoing commitment to stimulating technological innovation, Made In Space, Inc. has become an official recipient of the prestigious Tibbetts Award. Named after Roland Tibbetts, the acknowledged father of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, the award is granted by the Small Business Administration to organizations which have been exemplary in meeting federal research and development needs and commercializing government-supported research and development. Made In Space sincerely thanks the SBA and NASA for their long time support, without which Made In Space would not have achieved its success.Tibbetts Award Trophies (SBIR.gov)Now employing over thirty people and counting multiple Fortune 50 companies and government agencies as its clients, Made In Space has followed a nontraditional path for a Silicon Valley startup. Namely, its seed funding and early success were built upon bootstrapping and SBIR grants, rather than private investment. In 2012, Made In Space was selected for its first NASA SBIR award. By 2014, via the 3D Printing In Zero-G Technology Demonstration experiment (3DPrint), NASA and MIS deployed the world’s first 3D printer to space aboard the International Space Station ...

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