Department of Energy is the only agency that REQUIRES a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full proposal to their SBIR / STTR program. This webinar will discuss the purpose, the timelines, the submission web portal, and strategies for preparing a Letter of Intent. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be equipped to prepare and submit a compelling Letter of Intent to the DOE SBIR / STTR Program.
About the Presenter: Amanda Barnhart, MBA
Amanda joined BBCetc as a Principal Consultant in 2020 after serving as the Director of Business Development and Regulatory Affairs for a Michigan manufacturing facility producing medical isotopes for cancer therapy. In addition to her directorial responsibilities, Amanda worked as a nuclear engineer, project manager, and program manager to secure over $60 million in DoE, DoD, DHS and private investor funds. She’s won over 30 Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III contracts through the SBIR/STTR program and she has managed the post-award administration process for five universities and six national laboratories. She has an Executive MBA in Integrative Management from Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Do you know about Michigan’s SBIR/STTR Assistance Program? The Michigan SBIR/STTR Assistance Program provides SBIR/STTR training and proposal development services to technology companies with most costs covered by a state grant. The program is managed by BBCetc.
Funds for this initiative were provided by the 21st Century Jobs Fund, a MSF program designed to accelerate the growth and diversification of Michigan’s economy.