Mr. Raines is an experienced commercialization executive with a primary focus on early stage technology marketing, sales, business development and SBIR/STTR grant development. Tim has worked in Technology Transfer with universities internationally, from the US, Ukraine, Mexico, India, Hungary, Columbia, Korea, and more. He also serves private innovators and R&D labs in the US, securing SBIR/STTR grants and moving the technologies through the commercialization process. Tim has also served as a DoE SBIR Principal Investigator and on the DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) review panels. Tim has also worked with SBIR applicants and awardees for DOE, NIH, Army, Navy, Air Force, DARPA, USSOCOM, DHS, NOAA, and USDA. Technical focus areas include nuclear, electro-optics, directed energy, plasma materials, systems, and components, neuroscience devices, medical radiation, medical optics, smart and connected health, and many more. He is adjunct professor of entrepreneurship at Ringling College of Art + Design.
Early-stage technology marketing, SBIR/STTR grant development