Rank: 4th of 7 MSAs
This chart shows the dollar amount of SBIR/STTR grants awarded to companies in each of these MSAs in millions of dollars for the most recent year available.
# of STTR/SBIR Awards to Businesses in Fort Collins MSA (2018)
What is this measure? The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs provide competitive grants to small businesses engaged in innovative research and development activities. This is the dollar amount of loans awarded in our region in the specified year.

Why do we measure this? Innovation is a necessary component of an economy. These programs support Research and Development as well as partnerships with research institutions to create innovative new technologies that can be brought to market.

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