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Understanding NIH SBIR/STTR Application Types

September 18, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

NIH makes different types of SBIR/STTR applications available to accommodate the varying R&D needs of small businesses. Is yours a basic Phase I project or should you be targeting a Direct to Phase II or Fast-track submission? Attend this Lunch & Learn and get an understanding of your options, an understanding of the grant numbering system and the rules for resubmissions and revisions.

Please park on Level 2 behind the building. Training is in Rm. 300. Map

Note: Registration fee is nonrefundable.

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.



September 18, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT




MSU Spartan Innovation Center
325 E Grand River Avenue, Rm #1140
E. Lansing, MI 48823 United States
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