Heila Technologies Inc. (Heila), a Boston-based distributed energy controls company, recently received an approximately $1 million grant as part of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program after receiving the Phase I SBIR award in 2019. The SBIR program aims to fund advanced research and development for cutting-edge scientific and engineering discoveries and bring them into the market at scale. The grant will support Heila’s efforts to commercialize their Heila Edge® platform.