NAVSYS Named “2006 Most
Successful Company Resulting From an SBIR Award”
Colorado Springs, CO, March 8, 2006 NAVSYS Corporation
has been named the “2006 Most Successful Company Resulting
from an SBIR Award” by SBIR Colorado. The award was
presented by SBIR Colorado at its 5th Annual Conference and
Awards Banquet held in Denver on March 8, 2006.
NAVSYS Corporation, an R&D company pioneering in GPS
and Inertial Navigation innovation, was founded in 1986 by
Dr. Alison Brown. NAVSYS Corporation and Dr. Brown have received
numerous awards. Most recently, Deloitte & Touche named
NAVSYS to its Technology Fast 50 list in 2004 and 2005. NAVSYS
also won a coveted showcase position at the 2005 DEMOGala
sponsored by the Colorado Software and Internet Association
(CSIA) in December 2005. Dr. Brown also was named Entrepreneur
of the Year for 2005 by Colorado Celebrates Technology. For
more information on NAVSYS Corporation, see www.navsys.com.
SBIR Colorado is a non-profit corporation which educates
and promotes the effective use of the Small Business Innovative
Research Program (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology
Transfer (STTR) Program as a significant source of funding
for start-up and emerging high-tech businesses in Colorado.
For more information about SBIR Colorado, visit www.sbircolorado.org.
The Small Business Innovative Research Program (SBIR) is
a highly competitive program that encourages small business
to explore their technological potential and provides the
incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including
qualified small businesses in the nation's R&D arena,
high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains
entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and
The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program is
an important new small business program that expands funding
opportunities in the federal innovation research and development
arena. Central to the program is expansion of the public/private
sector partnership to include the joint venture opportunities
for small business and the nation's premier nonprofit research
institutions. STTR's most important role is to foster the
innovation necessary to meet the nation's scientific and technological
challenges in the 21st century.
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