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SBIR/STTR for Faculty, Post-Docs and Grad Students
November 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
This program provides information on commercializing research discoveries, starting a company and taking your technology with you along with SBIR/STTR basics eligibility, participating agencies, the differences between SBIR and STTR and how to determine if this type of funding makes sense for your technology.
Please park on Level 2 behind the building. Training is in Rm. 300. Map
Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD
Andrea is a BBCetc Sr. Principal Consultant with over 25 years of experience in leading international collaborative research projects. Prior to joining BBC in 2006, she was responsible for developing a portfolio of agricultural biotechnology projects at Michigan State University’s Institute of International Agriculture, and for reporting to federal funding agencies about the program. Andrea has also served as an international consultant on a broad range of issues relating to international agricultural development, biotechnology, biosafety, intellectual property rights and technology transfer. She holds a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Reading University, UK, a Masters in Plant Pathology from Cornell University, and a Master of Arts in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, UK.
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.
Note: Program is non-refundable