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February 2020

SBIR/STTR – Is it Right for me?

February 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
WMed, 300 Portage Street, Rm #111
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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Register Here Learn what it takes to be eligible for SBIR/STTR funding and then determine which of the 11 participating agencies is the best fit for your technology. This training will provide an overview of the SBIR/STTR programs, explain who is eligible, what agencies participate and what technology are they interested in. About the trainer: Andrea Johanson, Ph.D. Andrea is a BBCetc Sr. Principal Consultant with over 25 years of experience in leading international collaborative research projects. Prior to joining BBC…

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March 2020

Proposal Prep and Commercialization for SBIR/STTR Funding

March 6, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
2160 W. 39th Street, Health Education Building (HEB), G201 (that is on the ground floor, opposite the elevators)
Kansas City, KS 66103 United States
Free

Is your biotech idea or project a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs? The two programs award over $3 billion in R&D funding annually to small businesses developing game-changing technologies. The process is complex, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding (i.e., free) is worth the effort!SBIR/STTR Workshop: Part 1 – Proposal Prep for NIHFriday, March 6th from 8:30 to 5 pmGet detailed instructions on…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

March 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
VanCamp Incubator and Research Facility, 4942 Dawn Ave.
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
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Is your company considering or planning on submitting a proposal for SBIR/STTR funding through the National Institutes of Health? The April 2020 deadline is fast approaching and September will be here before you know it. NIH experts, Andrea Johanson, Ph.D. and Megan Varnum, Ph.D. will provide a full day seminar reviewing the details of the NIH program. Learn how to craft a competitive SBIR/STTR proposal that meets the unique requirements of the NIH. Topics covered include: Up-to-date information on the…

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April 2020

Getting Started with DOD: Quick Chat

April 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

Learn about past DOD awardees and the successes and challenges they encountered along their journey to DOD funding.  After 20 years of working with the DOD, Becky Aistrup, Managing Partner & Co-owner of BBCetc joins Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC) in a quick chat focused on tips to get started, how to navigate this opportunity, and past example experiences to help you consider this +$1B funding opportunity. Register Here April, 8, 2020 10am (CST)

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Webinar_Pitch and Tips for NSF SBIR

April 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar MI

This webinar provides the latest information on the NSF SBIR/STTR program. Learn how to craft and submit a winning Pitch and get essential information for crafting a competitive proposal to meet the mission, standards and requirements of the program. You’ll learn: How to craft and submit your 3-page Project Pitch How to address each section of the proposal Targeting your proposal to meet the reviewers’ expectations Preparing a credible commercialization plan Navigating the submission process Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6854632970083014156 Presenter:  Jerry…

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Preparing a Pitch Webinar

April 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Workshop
Free

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. Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8529214467952867852 Presenter: Jerry Hollister, Principal Consultant Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc…

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How to Prepare your SBIR/STTR Proposal and Commercialization Plan NIAID SBIR Webinar

April 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

Free live webinar sponsored by NIH's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease! Originally scheduled as part of NIAD's annual SBIR conference, this two-part interactive classroom-style webinar will cover the basics of Phase I and Phase II NIH proposal preparation Agenda to include: (times are EDT) 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM  - Phase I Proposal Development Basics You'll learn about the all-important peer review process and how to craft your proposal to make the reviewers' job easy Key elements of a…

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May 2020

Essentials of SBIR/STTR Commercialization

May 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

A credible commercialization strategy not only helps you evaluate your customers and market, it is critical to garnering the attention of funding sources, SBIR/STTR or others. It is a key differentiator in SBIR/STTR proposal reviews, so it is important to know what your target agency/institute expects to see in a well-planned path to market. This training covers the key components of an effective plan, how to find and use cost-effective market research to direct your efforts, supporting documents you will…

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Webinar_NIH Grant Overview

May 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE Live Workshop

NIH invests more than $32 billion annually in medical research to enhance life, and to reduce illness and disability. For basic research advancing beyond the academic realm, NIH provides non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The two programs award over $2.7 billion in R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses developing game-changing technologies. This workshop will provide an overview of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) grant programs. In…

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ABCs of SBIR/STTR Funding

May 13, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Live Workshop

Is your technology company eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program? Join us for this webinar covering SBIR/STTR program basics including program purpose; eligibility; and sources of funding. It is designed to provide enough information for attendees to determine if they would like to seriously pursue proposal development and tools to help begin the process. Register Here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2928170295453477392 Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD Andrea is a BBCetc Sr. Principal Consultant with over 25 years of experience in leading…

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SBIR 101 Intro and Overview

May 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.7 billion in R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses developing game-changing technologies.Attend this session and find out more about the two programs and how they can provide a source of R&D funding between the initial stage of product development and proof of market potential. You will learn: SBIR/STTR eligibility and ownership requirements How to select the appropriate agency for your tech Differences between SBIR and STTR What the money can be used for……and…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

May 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

NIH Is your company considering or planning on submitting a proposal for SBIR/STTR funding through the National Institutes of Health? It is not too early to start the process. During this workshop, NIH expert, Andrea Johanson, Ph.D. 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. Topics covered include: Up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR program Getting registered so you can submit Practical advice on how to…

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Next steps: After you’ve won an SBIR/STTR award

May 27, 2020 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

You’ve won the award. Now what? If you are an SBIR applicant and you anticipate receiving an award, you will want to make sure you are prepared to accept government funding. Being prepared means you need to have thought about and set up policies and procedures for your company’s operations, put compliant accounting and timekeeping systems in place and have a host of other information at the ready when you are asked for it after notification, but pre-award. You'll leave…

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Essentials of NIH SBIR/STTR & Phase I Proposal Preparation

May 28, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
FREE Live Workshop

The National Institute of Health’s (NIH) invests more than $32 billion annually in medical research to enhance life and to reduce illness and disability. NIH-funded research has led to breakthroughs and new treatments, helping people live longer, healthier lives, and building the research foundation that drives discovery. Join our live Virtual Classroom, for an interactive, full-day overview of the NIH SBIR/STTR grant program. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs, we’ll take a deep dive into the differences…

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June 2020

How to Prepare a Budget for Your SBIR/STTR Proposal

June 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Workshop

The budget may not directly impact the technical and commercial review of a proposal, but it will always be taken into consideration for overall funding decisions. Make sure yours is well crafted and supports the work proposed. Your goal is to keep it real, keep it accurate and keep it honest. This virtual classroom brought to you by Wmed, will walk through the development of a project budget. What you’ll learn: What costs need to be included How to write…

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Commercialization for Phase II SBIR

June 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Workshop

A strong consideration of an SBIR/STTR project can be the Commercialization Plan.   This webinar includes tips on developing the components of a credible commercialization plan from demonstrating market opportunity, to product/technology considerations, developing a business strategy and building your team. Reviewer exceptions are covered throughout along with agency requirements and more. Cost $25 Register Here Presenter: Jerry Hollister Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining the company in 2017 with 30 years of leadership experience in government, higher education, non-profit…

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July 2020

NIH Proposal Prep

July 15, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Live 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 for targeting…

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

July 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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. 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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August 2020

Grants vs Contract and Selecting the Right Agency

August 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

This workshop will cover the differences in federal grants and contracts and participating federal agencies. We'll review the differences between the two and which may be better for your technology. You'll learn: How to do your "homework" How to search solicitations and prior awards The importance of talking to agency program managers and more! Register Here Presented by: Jerry Hollister, BBCetc Principal Consultant Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining the company in 2017 with 30 years of leadership…

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Formatting and Readability for SBIR/STTR Proposals

August 19, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
WMed, 300 Portage Street, Rm #111
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States

A good SBIR/STTR proposal is made infinitely better by writing and formatting that enhances readability by reviewers and showcases your technology to its best advantage. Improve the competitiveness of your proposal with tips and best practices for making it look good and read well. Register Here Presenter: Andrea Johanson, Ph.D. Andrea is a BBCetc Principal Consultant with over 25 years of experience in leading international collaborative research projects. Prior to joining BBCetc in 2006, she was responsible for developing a…

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QuickBooks and Compliance

August 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Workshop

Whether you are anticipating an SBIR/STTR award or have already been funded, understanding the fundamentals necessary to manage your government dollars and stay compliant is key to organizing your business for success and proving your credibility for future funding. This program provides training, tips and guidance on: How SBIR/STTR clients use QuickBooks Creating a chart of accounts for contracts/grants administration Separating costs by class and project Report types and Federal reporting requirements What constitutes Fraud, Waste and Abuse and how…

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September 2020

Granting vs Contracting Part 2: Which are right for you?

September 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
FREE Live Workshop

Federal agencies make SBIR/STTR awards as grants or contracts. Learn how granting agencies support R & D and accept investigator-initiated research projects that align with their mission. Contracting agencies are looking to procure service or technology that will benefit the government. This session will discuss the essential information needed for crafting a proposal that meets the mission and requirements of the chosen agency. Register Here Presented by Jerry Hollister, BBCetc Principal Consultant Jerry Hollister is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, joining…

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October 2020

How to Prepare a Budget for SBIR/STTR Proposals

October 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live 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…

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Developing Competitive SBIR/STTR Applications for Healthy Aging Innovations

October 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE Live Workshop

Join the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging (NIA) Office of Small Business Research (OSBR) for a small business funding webinar, hosted by Stephanie Davis, Ph.D., OSBR program manager. The NIA OSBR, SBIR/STTR programs provide more than $100 million annually in set-aside, non-dilutive funding and resources to support small businesses looking to commercialize technologies. The small business programs support eligible companies and entrepreneurs creating innovative therapeutics, devices, and diagnostics that address aging, aging-related diseases, and the special needs…

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What You Should Know About Government Audits

October 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live Workshop

Technology firms who have received a grant or a contract, such as SBIR or STTR, are often unprepared to deal with a government audit. When is an audit required? Are you ready for an audit? Do you have to have an audit? Who performs an audit? This session will answer these questions as well as discuss types of audits; company financial policies and procedures; contracts and agreements; equipment logs; required reporting; audit alerts. Register Here Cost $25 Presented by: Kris…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NSF

October 14, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Live Workshop

This seminar presents essential information for crafting a competitive proposal to meet the mission, standards and requirements of the NSF SBIR/STTR program. Training will include information and advice on: How to get registered so you can submit How to address each section of the proposal Targeting your proposal to meet the reviewers’ expectations Preparing a credible commercialization plan Navigating the submission process What to do once you learn you are going to be funded (and what to do next if…

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Practical Strategies for Indirect Rate Development

October 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live 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
Live 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 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live 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 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live 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 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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. 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 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Live 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 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Live 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 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

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 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Live 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 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Live Workshop

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SBIR/STTR Is it Right for me?

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Live 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 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Live 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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Live 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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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. 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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Live 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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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