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October 2020

Practical Strategies for Indirect Rate Development

October 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

This webinar explains indirect cost treatment and how to prepare an indirect cost proposal. Topics include: one-tier or two-tier indirect cost calculations; what costs are included; fringe benefit treatment; process for negotiation; different types of rates – provisional/final, and more Register Here Cost $25 Presented by: Kris Bergman Kris is a Managing Partner and co-owner of BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. Prior to purchasing the company in October 2016, Kris was Principal Consultant for Grants and Contracts Management, having joined BBCetc in…

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An Overview of DOD SBIR Program

October 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

This webinar will provide basic information about the Department of Defense SBIR/STTR programs including eligibility and ownership requirements, how SBIR and STTR differ and selecting the right agency for your technology. You’ll learn: An overview of DOD components How to find a topic for your project The importance of contacting the Technical Point of Contact (TPOC) How to influence future topics and so much more! Register Here Cost $15 Presenter:  Jerry Hollister Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining…

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QuickBooks & Compliance

October 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

This webinar explains how to manage your SBIR/STTR grant or contract to improve your odds of moving from Phase I to Phase II, and Phase II to Phase III (transition and/or commercialization). It includes a review the various sources for managing funds from DoD, NIH, NSF, or DoE, as well as reporting requirements and close-out procedures. Register Here Cost $25 Presented by: Kris Bergman Kris is a Managing Partner and co-owner of BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. Prior to purchasing…

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Policies & Procedures for SBIR/STTR Awardees

October 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

You’ve won your award. Now your task is to management the funds you’ve received not only to stay in compliance with government regulations, but to direct your business in an organized manner. This webinar provides information on how to set up and manage procurement policies, payroll, employee leave and other internal controls that are necessary for success. Register Here Cost $25 Presented by: Kris Bergman Kris is a Managing Partner and co-owner of BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. Prior to…

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November 2020

Commercialization Planning for SBIR/STTR Stage Companies

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am EST
FREE Live Workshop

Do you have a technology that you think has commercial potential? If so, you will want to know what options are available to you, and you will need the funding to travel the path to market. This class will provide tips on developing a credible commercialization plan, using market research to direct your efforts, how to build a business model and commercialization planning differences across agencies. Learn how federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business…

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ABC’s of SBIR/STTR: Program Goals, Eligibility: Is it for you?

November 19, 2020 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

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. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. If you are considering pursuing SBIR or STTR funding, the first step is to learn what it takes to be eligible and then determine which of the 11 participating agencies…

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December 2020

An Overview of DOD SBIR program

December 10, 2020 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

This webinar will provide basic information about the Department of Defense SBIR/STTR programs including eligibility and ownership requirements, how SBIR and STTR differ and selecting the right agency for your technology. You’ll learn: An overview of DOD components How to find a topic for your project The importance of contacting the Technical Point of Contact (TPOC) How to influence future topics and so much more! Register Here Cost $15 Presented By: Jerry Hollister Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining…

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DoE Letter of Intent

December 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

Department of Energy is the only agency that REQUIRES a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full proposal to their SBIR / STTR program.  This webinar will discuss the purpose, the timelines, the submission web portal, and strategies for preparing a Letter of Intent.  At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be equipped to prepare and submit a compelling Letter of Intent to the DOE SBIR / STTR Program. Register Here Cost $25 About the Presenter: Amanda Barnhart,…

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January 2021

Essentials of NIH SBIR/STTR

January 27, 2021 @ 6:30 am - 12:00 pm EST

Join us for a full-day virtual classroom covering the Essentials of the NIH SBIR/STTR program. We'll start with "The Nuts and Bolts of NIH", reviewing strategies for how to address each section of the proposal, while meeting the reviewers’ expectations. Followed by "How to Prepare a Budget for SBIR/STTR Proposals", a proper budget can be an effective tool in driving the project from start to finish. We'll finish with the "Essentials of Commercialization", commercialization and transition plans can be a…

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NIH Proposal Prep Intensive

January 28, 2021 @ 4:00 am - 9:30 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

Is your technology company eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs? The two programs award over $3.7 billion in R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses developing game-changing technologies. This workshop will provide detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) SBIR/STTR program. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs. Expect to learn: • Registration process necessary for submission • Strategies…

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February 2021

Tips for Preparing a Pitch for an NSF SBIR/STTR

February 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

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SBIR/STTR Is it Right for me?

February 18, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
FREE Live Workshop

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. You’ll learn: 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! Register…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with National Institute of Cancer (NCI)

February 25, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from National Institute of Cancer (NCI) program manager, Ming Zhao. National Institute of Cancer (NCI) is one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 11 agencies that make up the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives. Join this 1-hour overview of the NCI SBIR program and learn, from the source,…

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March 2021

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with DOD

March 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from Department of Defense (DOD) program manager, Susan Celis. With the largest SBIR/STTR budget, DoD relies on constant innovation to protect the nation and enhance our warfighting capabilities. Join this 1-hour overview of the DOD SBIR program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to submit a successful proposal. Register Here   About: Susan Celis Ms. Celis has served the Department of Defense (DoD) for over 30…

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April 2021

Preparing a Pitch for NSF

April 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

National Science Foundation (NSF) and Air Force both require a pitch before proposal submission. The required Project Pitch allows startups and small businesses to get quick feedback at the start of their application for Phase I funding from America’s Seed Fund powered by NSF. This session will review the requirements and guide you through where to start, what to include, and how to show your best self. This 2-hour training is only $15.   Register Here   About the Presenter:…

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Preparing a Credible Budget for SBIR/STTR

April 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

Developing a proper budget for a grant or contract proposal should not be overlooked.  A proper budget can be an effective tool in driving the project from start to finish.  Be sure not to leave money on the table.  This session will walk through the development of a project budget. Items covered will include what costs need to be included, how to write a budget justification, can the company afford to pursue this project, what indirect rate should be used and more. Register Here Cost…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NSF

April 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

Don't miss your chance to hear directly from National Science Foundation (NSF) Senior SBIR/STTR Director, Ben Schrag. Known as America’s Seed Fund, National Science Foundation (NSF) has helped startups and small businesses transform their ideas into marketable products and services. NSF focuses on high-risk, high-impact technologies — those that show promise but whose success hasn’t yet been validated — and annually awards $200 million in funding to entrepreneurs. Register Here   Ben Schrag, Senior SBIR/STTR Director National Science Foundation Ben…

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May 2021

NIH Proposal Prep Intensive

May 19, 2021 @ 5:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

This workshop will provide detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) SBIR/STTR program. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs. This session is a must if you are considering an NIH submission. Expect to learn: Registration process necessary for submission Strategies for targeting your proposal to meet the reviewers’ expectations How to approach each section of the proposal Common pitfalls and how to avoid them, and more. Fee: $150 $75 Michigan-based companies…

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From the Sources’ Mouth with ARMY/SPARTN

May 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

The Special Program Awards for Required Technology Needs (SPARTN) is a new program blending government and industry best practices to introduce a whole-of-Army, collaborative approach to innovative solutions. SPARTN was created to incentivize small technology firms to work with the Department of Defense to propose Army modernization solutions. Join this 1-hour overview and learn the mission and goals of the SPARTN program, what technologies they are looking for and how to create a competitive proposal. Register Now   SPARTN Presenter:…

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NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation

May 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

The September NIH deadline is fast approaching! This workshop will provide detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) SBIR/STTR program. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs. This session is a must if you are considering an NIH submission. Expect to learn: Registration process necessary for submission Strategies for targeting your proposal to meet the reviewers’ expectations How to approach each section of the proposal Common pitfalls and how to avoid them,…

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June 2021

ABC’s of SBIR/STTR: Program Goals, Eligibility: Is it for you?

June 2, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. In this session you’ll learn if your technology company eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the government's SBIR/STTR program. We’ll review: What technologies the SBIR/STTR programs fund Which federal agencies…

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“From the Sources” Mouth” with EPA

June 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Program Manager, April Richards. EPA supports the development and commercialization of technologies that protect human health and the environment. Solicitation topics focus on core mission areas and include Clean & Safe Water, Air Quality, Land Revitalization, Homeland Security, Sustainable Materials Management and Safer Chemicals. Join this 1-hour overview of the EPA SBIR program and learn, from the source, what technologies they are looking for and what’s needed to…

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ABC’s of SBIR/STTR Funding

June 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

Is your technology company eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program? Find out about how these two 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. You'll learn: The differences between SBIR and STTR Eligibility requirements Participating agencies How the funding can be used And much more! Fee: $75 $15 Michigan-based companies SHARPhub companies should register at sharpideahub.com REGISTER NOW  …

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July 2021

“From the Sources’ Mouth” with DOE

July 22, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

Don't miss this 1-hour overview of the Department of Energy SBIR/STTR program, lead by DOE's Outreach Program Manager, Eileen Chant. DOE’s mission is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. Join this session and get the tips and tricks for submitting a competitive proposal. Register Now   Department of Energy Outreach Program Manager: Eileen Chant Eileen Chant is excited to be the new Outreach Program Manager at…

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August 2021

DOE Letter of Intent

August 5, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

DOE is the only agency that REQUIRES a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full proposal to their SBIR / STTR program. This 45-minute webinar will discuss the purpose, the timelines, the submission web portal, and strategies for preparing a Letter of Intent. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be equipped to prepare and submit a compelling Letter of Intent to the DOE SBIR / STTR Program. Fee: $75 $15 Michigan-based companies SHARPhub companies should register at…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with USDA

August 26, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) program manager, Melinda Coffman. USDA supports high quality research related to important scientific problems and opportunities in agriculture that could lead to significant public benefits. Topics include forests and animal production and protection; Food Science and Nutrition; Rural Development; Aquaculture; Biofuels and Biobased Products; Small and Mid-Size Farms; Plant Production and Protection/Engineering; Plant Production and Protection/Biology. Join this 1-hour overview of the USDA SBIR program and…

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How to Search for Topics at DOD

August 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

The DOD Topics are out Aug. 25, but how do you find a Topic to fit for your technology? Don’t miss this 1-hour webinar, our expert will provide a live demo with the 21.3/21.C DOD topic, provide guidance on how to identify the TPOC of your technology Topic, how to speak TPOC language and how to use the Topic to drive your proposal. FREE REGISTER NOW About BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting 2020 Tibbetts award-winner BBCetc is nationally recognized for…

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September 2021

From the Sources’ Mouth

September 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - September 16, 2021 @ 5:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

This FREE virtual SBIR/STTR training event will feature program managers from across several agencies. Program officers will provide a 30-minute overview of the agency’s mission and tips for creating a successful proposal. Attendees will have time for Q&A and the opportunity to sign-up for one-on-one’s with agency officers.   One registration link for all three days, join for the presenter/s of your choice. REGISTER NOW Sponsors:

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November 2021

ABCs of SBIR/STTR

November 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. Find out if your technology company is eligible for non-dilutive (FREE) federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program. Join us for this webinar covering SBIR/STTR program basics including program purpose; eligibility; and…

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DOD Rebranded Components

November 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

Join this virtual training and learn the goals and initiatives of DOD’s rebranded components. We’ll review DOD’s mission and provide an overview of all DOD components. AFWERX, SPARTN, SOFWERX, xTechsearch, etc… all have different focus, eligibility requirements and solicitation deadlines. Learn which ones participate in the SBIR/STTR programs, How the components differ and How to find open BAA’s and deadlines. FREE SHARPhub companies should register at sharpideahub.com REGISTER NOW   About BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting BBCetc is nationally recognized…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NASA

November 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from NASA program manager. The NASA SBIR and STTR programs fund the research, development and demonstration of innovative technologies that fulfill NASA needs as described in the annual solicitations and have significant potential for successful commercialization. Join this workshop and learn, from the sources, what needed for a successful proposal to NASA. The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs who want to learn more.…

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Commercialization Planning for SBIR/STTR Stage Companies

November 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

Commercialization and transition plans can be a key differentiator in the SBIR/STTR programs, it is important to know what the agencies are looking for and how to go about developing a good plan. This session will review the requirements and guide you through where to start, what to include, and how to show your best self. We'll review: Agency expectations for commercialization plans in your Phase I & II projects Where to find cost effective market research What to include…

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December 2021

ED SBIR/STTR Program Overview

December 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Live Virtual Workshop

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is administered out of its research office, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Learn how to lay the groundwork for your ED SBIR/STTR proposal in our BBCetc virtual classroom. After a review the SBIR/STTR program goals and eligibility, our expert will review the nuances of the program, including funding rates, application components and scoring criteria. You’ll learn: How to communicate with the Program Manager How to search past awards How…

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DOE Letter of Intent Webinar

December 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

The Department of Energy REQUIRES a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full proposal to their SBIR / STTR program. For the current DOE Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity, the Letter of Intent is due January 3, 2022, 5:00 pm ET. This 45-minute webinar will discuss the purpose, timelines, submission web portal, and strategies for preparing a Letter of Intent. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be equipped to prepare and submit a compelling Letter of Intent…

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DOD Proposal Development

December 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
Live Virtual Workshop

This Dept. of Defense-focused workshop provides detailed instruction on preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DOD, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process. Presented by DOD SBIR/STTR expert, Monique Branham, the program will also cover: SBIR/STTR program basics and up-to-date information on the DoD program An understanding of the differences between DoD components Tips on how to identify a topic The importance of talking to Technical Points of Contact during the pre-release period Writing to…

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ABCs of SBIR/STTR

December 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. Find out how these two 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.…

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DOD Proposal Development

December 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EST
Live Virtual Workshop

This Dept. of Defense-focused workshop provides detailed instruction on preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DOD, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process. Presented by DOD SBIR/STTR expert, Monique Branham, the program will also cover: SBIR/STTR program basics and up-to-date information on the DoD program An understanding of the differences between DoD components Tips on how to identify a topic The importance of talking to Technical Points of Contact during the pre-release period Writing to…

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January 2022

DOE Proposal Preparation Essentials

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EST
Live Virtual Workshop

If you are considering a submission to DOE SBIR/STTR program, you don’t want to miss this virtual classroom.  Our experts will review what’s needed for a successful Department of Energy (DOE) proposal and review information on R&D and commercialization. We’ll review: Writing your Letter of Intent The structure, policies, procedures, and mission of the DOE Eligibility requirements, review criteria, and the selection process How to plan your project and collect necessary documents How to write your proposal to meet reviewer…

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SBIR/STTR 101

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

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 the virtual session to learn what it takes to participate in the programs. We'll review, eligibility requirements, participating…

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NIH Proposal Preparation Intensive

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EST
Live Virtual Workshop

Is your company considering or planning on submitting a proposal for SBIR/STTR funding through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)?  It is not too early to start!  During this workshop, our experts will provide important information about SBIR/STTR funding and how to craft a competitive SBIR/STTR proposal that meets the unique requirements of the NIH. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs. Expect to learn: Registration process necessary for submission Strategies for targeting your proposal to meet the…

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NASA SBIR/STTR Overview

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Virtual Classroom MI

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and space research. The NASA SBIR and STTR programs fund the research, development, and demonstration of innovative technologies that fulfill NASA needs as described in the annual solicitations and have significant potential for successful commercialization. This virtual workshop will walk you through the goals and mission of the NASA SBIR/STTR program and outline steps…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with Air Force

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from Learn directly from James A. Sweeney, Department of the Air Force SBIR/STTR, Division Engagement Lead on the mission and nuances of the Air Force SBIR/STTR program. Learn what technology Air Force is looking for and what it takes to submit a competitive proposal. Join this workshop and learn, from the source, what is needed for a successful proposal to Air Force. The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses…

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February 2022

NSF Proposal Preparation

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EST
Live Virtual Workshop

The National Science Foundation (NSF) invests more than $200 million annually in their SBIR/STTR Program to promote the progress of science; to advance national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. NSF-funded research has led to breakthroughs and new discoveries that help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives, and builds a research foundation that drives further discovery. Join our live Virtual SBIR Classroom for an Interactive, half-day, overview of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) grant…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NIH

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss this 1-hour webinar to learn directly from Robert Vinson, NIH SEED Small Business Program Manager, Office of Extramural Research. The National Institutes of Health SEED office's mission is to accelerate the conversion of scientific discoveries into healthcare solutions. SEED envisions a world where scientists are empowered to improve the lives of patients and their families. Core objectives are to: Identify and scale approaches that enable investigators to convert scientific discoveries into impactful healthcare solutions Coordinate early-stage product development activities across the…

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Commercialization for SBIR/STTR Grants

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Live Virtual Workshop

Commercialization plans can be a key differentiator in the SBIR/STTR programs, so it is important to know what the agencies are looking for and how to go about developing a good plan. This session will review the requirements and guide you through where to start, what to include, and how to show your best self. We’ll review Agency expectations for commercialization plans in your Phase I & II projects Where to find cost-effective market research What to include in your…

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March 2022

Introduction to the SBIR/STTR Programs

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
FREE Live Workshop

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 the virtual session to learn what it takes to participate in the programs. We'll review, eligibility requirements, participating…

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How to Prepare for the BAA’s

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

The DOD Topics are out April 20th, but how do you find a Topic to fit your technology? Don’t miss this 1-hour webinar, our expert will provide a live demo with the 22.2/B DOD topic, provide guidance on how to identify the TPOC of your technology Topic, how to speak TPOC language and how to use the Topic to drive your proposal. This session is ideal for anyone new to the DOD SBIR/STTR programs or looking to find the right…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NIST

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
FREE Live Workshop

Don’t miss this 1-hour webinar to learn directly from Jacqueline Gray, SBIR Program Manager for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). NIST's mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life. They support the smallest of technologies to the largest and most complex of human-made creations — from nanoscale devices so tiny that tens of thousands can fit on…

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April 2022

NSF Proposal Preparations

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

The National Science Foundation (NSF) invests more than $200 million annually in their SBIR/STTR Program to promote the progress of science; to advance national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. NSF funded research has led to breakthroughs and new discoveries that help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives, and builds a research foundation that drives further discovery. Join our live Virtual SBIR Classroom for an Interactive, half-day, overview of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF)…

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Essentials of SBIR/STTR Commercialization

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Live Virtual Workshop

Commercialization and transition plans can be a key differentiator in the SBIR/STTR programs, it is important to know what the agencies are looking for and how to go about developing a good plan. This session will review the requirements and guide you through where to start, what to include, and how to show your best self. We’ll review Agency expectations for commercialization plans in your Phase I & II projects Where to find cost-effective market research What to include in…

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