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Once completed, The SeaOrbiter will be the world’s most cutting-edge floating laboratory, exploring solutions to environmental challenges and looking to better utilize the immense power of the oceans as a source of clean energy. The National Group’s help in identifying public and private partnerships and advocating for the advancement of our research program will help make SeaOrbiter a reality... 
- Ariel Fuchs, Scientific Director, SeaOrbiter
In a world and economy increasingly concerned about issues such as global warming, clean air, clean water and reducing carbon footprints, it is critical that small companies with big ideas for cutting edge, environmentally-friendly technologies have access to funding for research, development and deployment.

While such entrepreneurial endeavors usually look to venture capital as the way to drive their products to market, many are unaware the federal government plays an important role in creating a climate for such efforts to thrive.

The National Group helps clients identify and take advantage of opportunities to bridge the gap between the research bench and marketplace. We have also been very successful in assisting small companies to engage in partnerships with research universities and collaboratives, providing funding and support to keep important green technology development moving forward at critical times.

Clients Represented:


  • SeaOrbiter
  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Makai Engineering
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ocean Spray Cranberries
  • Rochester Institute of Technology










Accomplishments


  • California Science Center received $20 million in U.S. Department of Transportation funding for cons...
  • TNG successfully lobbied for implementation of a plan for Silicon Graphics to put their high perform...
  • Texas Tech University received more than $60 million in research and infrastructure....
  • When General Dynamics reentered the NASA marketplace with their Space Systems Ground Segment award i...
  • To facilitate the transfer of certain satellite operations to Arizona State University, TNG lobbied ...
  • TNG represented Alenia Spazio at a time when they contributed more than half of the hardware now on ...
  • Philadelphia University has received $12 million in Department of Commerce and $10 million in DOD fu...
  • Stanford University has employed TNG to restore funding for both the Gravity Probe B mission, launch...
  • When NASA cancelled the space shuttle launch designated to bring the multi-billion dollar Alpha Magn...
  • TNG client Boeing Corp received full funding of C-17 Cargo Aircraft....
  • Researchers at National Jewish Health will seek to understand why warfighters deployed toSouthw...
  • National Jewish Medical Center (Denver) has received $10 million in Department of Defense funding fo...
  • More than $100 million in research and infrastructure funding secured for the University of Hawaii S...
  • American Film Institute received funding through the Department of Education for a national literacy...
  • California Science Center in Los Angeles won a national competition to permanently display retired N...
  • RIT’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship awarded $1.5 million from EDA for renovation to help refurbi...
  • Missouri Botanical Garden and the St. Louis Garden District Commission received $10 million in HUD f...
  • Lockheed’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program fully funded FY09-13....
  • RIT'S Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies received a $2.1 million contract to continue its w...
  • $29 million in federal R&D funding secured for Infotonics Technology Center, a NY State Center o...
  • United Space Alliance used TNG’s partners to develop the plan and strategy for convincing Congress t...
  • When Mitsubishi Corporation (Japan) wanted a better understanding of the direction of US Civil Space...
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California received $6 million in Department of Defense fu...
  • For over ten years, TNG has represented Boeing in its work with the International Space Station, new...
  • With the assistance of The National Group, University of Hawai'i Cancer Center has received a $3 mil...
  • Electric Boat/General Dynamics received full funding for its U.S. Navy New Attack Submarine program...
  • Rochester Institute of Technology has received more than $75 million in research and infrastructure ...
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