Find out how the government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can provide a source of R&D funding between the initial development of your innovative idea and proof that it has potential in the marketplace. The two programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually!
Join our expert in this virtual workshop to learn what it takes to participate in the programs. We’ll review, eligibility requirements, participating agencies, the differences between SBIR and STTR, common misconceptions and more!
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.
MI-CAN is designed to help traditionally underserved business owners and entrepreneurs prepare their technology for SBIR/STTR funding. This 8-week training cohort provides comprehensive entrepreneurship training by a team of experts, one-on-one SBIR/STTR support, referrals to state resources and participants have a chance at a $5K pitch competition prize. Currently seeking entrepreneurs who are female, men or women of color or people located in rural and underserved geographic locations.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.
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.