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SBIR/STTR: ABCs and How to Find an Agency

February 22 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST

Join Sr. Principal Consultant, Dr. Andrea Johanson on Thursday, February 22 at The Bridge incubator in Grand Rapids. Enjoy lunch while she provides an overview of the SBIR/STTR program goals, eligibility requirements, participating agencies, common misconceptions and more! Bring your computer and learn how to find an agency interested in funding your technology.

This training is designed to provide enough information for attendees to determine if they would like to seriously pursue proposal development and provides the tools to help begin the process.


This session will include:


  • Guidance on understanding the SBIR/STTR programs
  • Clarification on eligibility criteria for these federal programs
  • Tools and strategies to enhance your chances of securing SBIR and STTR grants
  • Q&A session


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Training will be held at The Bridge (4th) Floor of the Doug Meijer Innovation Building

109 Michigan Street Northwest Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Training sponsored by :

The Michigan State University (MSU) Research Foundation

The Michigan State University (MSU) Research Foundation was established in 1973 as an independent nonprofit committed to the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies invented by MSU faculty, staff, and students. Today, the MSU Research Foundation is focused on enhancing research, encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship, and facilitating economic growth at MSU and across the state through its subsidiary organizations—Spartan Innovations, Red Cedar Ventures, and Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund III—and its Research Parks.




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.


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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.




February 22
11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
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