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SBIR/STTR Is it Right for me?
February 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $3 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. These programs offer thousands to small technology companies, when they need it most. Join this virtual classroom and learn the SBIR/STTR program basics and if you’re eligible.
- What technologies the SBIR/STTR programs fund
- Which federal agencies participate
- How the money can be used
- How to know if you’re eligible and more!
Free to attend, but registration is required
About the Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD
Andrea is a BBCetc Sr. Principal Consultant with over 30 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.