April 20, 2020 in ATDC News, Blog, SBIR/STTR News, Startup Advice

ATDC COVID-19 Resources Page

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Source: cdc.gov

The Advanced Technology Development Center is closely monitoring the COVID-19/coronavirus situation. We are committed to you — our technology entrepreneurial community — and our mission to serve startups across the state of Georgia. Our greatest concern is for the health, safety, and well-being of our companies, their staff, our sponsors and partners, and the ATDC team. As a unit of the Georgia Institute of Technology, we are following its COVID-19 protocols.

As we navigate this uncertain time together, we would like to be your resource for the latest information on the virus, and how this will impact your businesses. Please continue to visit this resources page for the latest in helpful links, webinars, and current information. Here are some key links and resources for you:


  1. ATDC staff are working remotely to the greatest extent possible: Portfolio companies should contact their respective Entrepreneurs-in-Residence or Catalysts for virtual meetings.
  2. ATDC classes will continue digitally. Classes are held via BlueJeans. Please check our ATDC web calendar for all digital class updates and registration info: org/community.
  3. Office hours with sponsors are virtual: Our portfolio companies have been contacted and will set virtual office hours via Calendly or e-mail.
  4. Our portfolio companies have answered the call to fight the pandemic: https://atdc.org/atdc-news/atdc-companies-are-tackling-covid-19/
  5. ATDC Coaching Staff: https://atdc.org/impacts/team/
  6. Sign up for ATDC’s COVID-19 mobile alerts: https://mobile-text-alerts.com/ATDC and check the COVID-19 box from the group list. (Need assistance? Email Aubrey Lenyard at aubrey@atdc.org, call him at 678.637.5865, or Slack him: aubs@slack.)
  7. Startup-oriented funding opportunities, discounted products/services, online events and classes: http://104good.com/



  1. U.S. Air Force:
  2. Department of Defense (DOD)
  3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
  4. National Science Foundation (NSF):
  5. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):
  6. Department of Homeland Security:
  7. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):
    • Doing business with FEMA and supporting the response to COVID-19 with your company’s non-medical goods and/or services. Please submit your inquiry to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Procurement Action Innovative Response Team (PAIR) team at DHSIndustryLiaison@hq.dhs.gov
  8. Department of Interior Administration:
  9. Federal Office of Budget and Management:
    • Private/Public Partnerships and Collaborations: For private companies seeking to produce products related to the COVID-19 response: nbeoc@max.gov
  10. U.S. Agency For International Development (USAID):


  1. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-Rural Development COVID-19 Response: https://www.rd.usda.gov/coronavirus
  2. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Frequent Questions on Grant Issues in Response to COVID-19: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-03/documents/external-grants-covid-19-faqs.pdf
  3. NASA COVID-19 SBIR/STTR Response: https://sbir.nasa.gov/content/covid-19-impact-nasa-sbirsttr-program
  4. Department of Transportation (DOT) COVID-19 Response: https://www.transportation.gov/coronavirus
  5. Department of Education (DoEd) COVID-19 Response: https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus/
  6. U.S. Postal Service (USPS) COVID-19 Fraud Response: https://www.uspis.gov/coronavirus/
  7. Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Response for grantees affected by COVID19: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants-funding/acf-grant-recipient-covid-19
  8. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cyber Infrastructure (CYSA) COVID-19 Response to Malicious Cyber Actors: https://www.cisa.gov/coronavirus
  9. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has Coronavirus Warning Letters to Companies: https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/warning-letters
  10. Administration For Community Living (ACL) COVID19 Resources for those living with and working with older populations: https://acl.gov/COVID-19


  1. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf
  2. Small Business Administration (SBA): Disaster Loan Assistance: https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/
  3. Resources for small business in dealing with COVID-19: https://ssti.org/blog/resources-small-business-dealing-covid-19
  4. Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE) Policy Responses: https://startupsusa.org/new-and-small-business-policy-response-to-the-covid-19-crisis/
  5. National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Response to COVID-19: https://nvca.org/nvca-response-to-covid-19/
  6. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Information Exchange: https://pages.semanticscholar.org/coronavirus-research
  7. COVID-19 Research Grants (US and Intl): evagarland.com/covid-19-funding-opportunities/
  8. Alice COVID-19 Business Center: covid19businesscenter.com/
  9. STARTERS General Recovery Guide/List for Small Businesses: https://costarters.co/recovery/
  10. Military and Their Families Impacted by COVID19 : https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-legal/personal-finance/borrowing/coronavirus-financial-assistance
  11. U.S. Acquisition Office Disaster Response Registry: https://www.acquisition.gov/disaster-response-registry

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