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April 2019

NIH & NSF SBIR Proposal Workshop

April 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
UVA Northern Virginia Center, 7054 Haycock Road
Falls Church,Virginia
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This all-day training workshop is designed to provide in depth guidance on how to write a compelling SBIR/STTR Proposal to the National Science Foundation and/or the National Institutes of Health. Both agencies will be covered this session!  Learn how the SBIR/STTR programs work, how to plan your approach, and follow a step-by-step process to writing a compelling NIH and/or NSF SBIR/STTR proposal. Topics Covered Include: How to engage with NIH/NSF in advance to vet your ideas; Writing specific aims; What…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NSF

April 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
LIFT, 1400 Rosa Parks Blvd
Detroit,MI48216United States

The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $3 billion in high-risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. Join serial SBIR awardee, Jerry Hollister, of the SBIR/STTR consulting firm, BBCetc, and get step-by-step instruction on preparing a competitive proposal for the National Science Foundation (NSF). What you’ll come away with: SBIR/STTR basics such as eligibility, the differences between SBIR…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for DOD

April 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lawrence Technological University, 21415 Civic Center Dr., Ste. 100
Southfield,MI48076United States

CLICK TO REGISTER This Dept. of Defense-focused seminar 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. 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 meet the reviewers’…

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May 2019

Intensive SBIR/STTR Workshop: NIH Focus-Seattle

May 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

LEARN ABOUT SBIR/STTR FUNDING Current information on SBIR/STTR programs Strategies for targeting your proposal to address the requirements of the NIH How to approach each section of your proposal Planning your commercialization strategy Writing to meet the reviewers’ expectations Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them ARE YOU: Planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR proposal in the next 12 months? Interested in learning more about the program? Supporting SBIR/STTR applicants? From an academic institution interested in working with SBIR/STTR…

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Understanding NIH SBIR/STTR Application Types

May 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Wayne State University, 5057 Woodward
Detroit,MI48202United States
Free

CLICK TO REGISTER 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 session and get an understanding of your options, of the grant numbering system and the rules for resubmissions and revisions. Cost: FREE, but registration is required Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD, Sr. Principal Consultant and NIH lead, BBCetc Training…

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Intensive SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

May 22, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
University of Colorado Anschutz Medial Campus, 13001 East 17th Place
Aurora,CO80045
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CLICK TO REGISTER This workshop will provide detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the National Institutes of Health’s SBIR/STTR program. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs, it covers: NIH SBIR/STTR program basics Review criteria and writing to meet the reviewers’ expectations How to approach each section of the proposal Budget and commercialization planning The submission process Formatting tips The workshop is conducted by NIH expert, Andrea Johanson, PhD, of the SBIR/STTR consulting firm of BBCetc. Feedback…

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SBIR STTR Training Seminar

May 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
The Showroom, 20 South Sarah St
St. Louis,MO63108United States
Free

 BioGenerator SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Workshop The workshop will end with 1-on-1 assessments that allow competitive applications to receive free support for September 5 submission. If you have an idea you would like to share with us for the assessment, please fill out the assessment form latest by May 29.  BioGenerator and BBC bring this workshop to cover all aspects of writing an SBIR/STTR proposal focused on life science technologies. The workshop will include information on the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation programs, though it is timed…

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June 2019

QuickBooks and Compliance for SBIR/STTR Awardees

June 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
MSU Spartan Innovation Center, 325 E Grand River Avenue
E. Lansing,MI48823United States

This program discusses 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). The various sources for managing funds from DoD, NIH, NSF, or DoE, will be discussed as well as reporting requirements and close-out procedures. Attendees also learn how to use QuickBooks accounting software to manage accounting requirements. Presenter: Kris Bergman Please park on Level 2 behind the building. Training…

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SBIR/STTR for Startups: Building a Quality Team

June 5, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
WMed, 300 Portage Street, Rm #111
Kalamazoo,MI49007United States

Having a great idea for a technology is a must for every company seeking SBIR/STTR funding, but it doesn’t ensure success. Pulling together a focused combination of technical and business expertise is critical for a project to advance efficiently. This session explains the roles played by employees (technical vs. management), consultants, subcontractors and advisers and how to use them to the best advantage of the project. Things like compensation, where to find resources and how to discuss the current and…

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Essentials for NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Planning

June 12, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wayne State University, 5057 Woodward
Detroit,MI48202United States

Program: 8:30 a.m. – Noon Join NIH expert, Andrea Johanson, PhD, for this session on NIH SBIR/STTR proposal planning.  Andrea will cover SBIR/STTR basics and give you a clear understanding of NIH SBIR/STTR program goals. She will provide advice on how to: Choose the Institute or Center best “fits” your project, Talk to NIH, Develop a strategic plan for your project, Write a strong Specific Aims, Approach other sections of the proposal, and Meet reviewer expectations. Optional One-on-One Meetings: 12:30 – 5:00 p.m.…

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Funding for Bio/Health Technologies: Learn from the Experts

June 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - June 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Weill Cornell Medical College, 1300 York Avenue
New York,NY10065United States

Join the Weill Cornell Entrepreneurship Lab team for this special SBIR/STTR event where you will: Learn how SBIR/STTR can facilitate technology transfer Find out how to get started See why SBIR/STTR differs from basic research grants Day 1: 8:30am - 4:30pm “Step-by Step SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH” Presented by Becky Aistrup, Co-Managing Partner, BBCetc Lunch Panel: Lessons learned from NYC awardees who’ve been there: Isabel Kurth, PhD, Rgenix Jacob Trevino, PhD, Chemeleon (formerly Drink Savvy) Charlotte D’Hulst, PhD, Yesse…

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July 2019

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

July 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Michigan Life Science & Innovation Center, 46701 Commerce Center Dr
Plymouth,MI48170

NIH Is your company considering or planning on submitting a proposal for SBIR/STTR funding through the National Institutes of Health? With the September 5, 2019 deadline approaching, 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…

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QuickBooks and Compliance for SBIR/STTR Awardees

July 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MSU Spartan Innovation Center, 325 E Grand River Avenue
E. Lansing,MI48823United States

This program discusses 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). The various sources for managing funds from DoD, NIH, NSF, or DoE, will be discussed as well as reporting requirements and close-out procedures. Attendees also learn how to use QuickBooks accounting software to manage accounting requirements. Presenter: Kris Bergman Please park on Level 2 behind the building. Training…

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September 2019

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH and NSF

September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Southern Connecticut State University, Adanti Student Center 501 Crescent Street
New Haven,CT06515
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CLICK TO REGISTER Please join us for this intensive, two-day SBIR/STTR workshop focused on proposal development for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Presented by SBIR/STTR expert Jerry Hollister, the workshop will provide detailed instruction on how to write a competitive proposal that meets the mission and standards of the NIH and NSF SBIR/STTR programs. Who Should Attend: Connecticut-based entrepreneurs interested in SBIR/STTR funding. The workshop is free of charge; however, registration is required.…

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Understanding NIH SBIR/STTR Application Types

September 18, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
MSU Spartan Innovation Center, 325 E Grand River Avenue
E. Lansing,MI48823United States
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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…

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Essentials of the NSF SBIR/STTR Program

September 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center, 2213 Cherry Street, Conference Room 2, Main Lobby
Toledo,OH43608United States
Free

Learn how to navigate the National Science Foundation's SBIR/STTR program and get the chance to meet one-on-one with an SBIR/STTR expert. The National Science Foundation’s SBIR/STTR program focuses on transforming scientific discovery into products and services with commercial potential and/or societal benefit. Unlike fundamental research, the NSF SBIR/STTR program supports startups and small businesses in the creation of innovative, disruptive technologies, getting discoveries out of the lab and into the market.During this training event, attendees will spend the morning learning…

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Midwest Drug Development Conference

September 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capital District, 222 N. 10th St.
Omaha,NE68102
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The goal of the Midwest Drug Development conference is to provide industry and investors a single event to learn about cutting edge Midwestern therapeutic technologies and start-up companies. The 2019 MWDD conference will offer feature technologies from most major Midwestern universities, including Nebraska and the Nebraska Medical Center, Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa, Iowa State, Iowa, Mayo Clinic, Note Dame, Kentucky, Cincinnati Children’s, Missouri, Oklahoma, Purdue and Colorado. Ample spaces dedicated to networking will be available for university, industry and investor…

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October 2019

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

October 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Michigan Life Science & Innovation Center, 46701 Commerce Center Dr
Plymouth,MI48170
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Click to Register NIH Is your company considering or planning on submitting a proposal for SBIR/STTR funding through the National Institutes of Health? With the September 5, 2019 deadline approaching, 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…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH and NSF

October 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - October 3, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
Southern Connecticut State University, Adanti Student Center 501 Crescent Street
New Haven,CT06515
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REGISTER NOW Please join us for this intensive, two-day SBIR/STTR workshop focused on proposal development for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Presented by SBIR/STTR expert Jerry Hollister, the workshop will provide detailed instruction on how to write a competitive proposal that meets the mission and standards of the NIH and NSF SBIR/STTR programs. Who Should Attend: Connecticut-based entrepreneurs interested in SBIR/STTR funding. The workshop is free of charge; however, registration is required. Attendance…

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December 2019

Understanding DOD’s SBIR/STTR Program

December 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center, 2213 Cherry Street
Toledo,OH43608
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CLICK TO REGISTER About this Event Through the federal SBIR/STTR program, the Department of Defense (DoD) provides over $1 billion annually in non-dilutive grant and contract funding to qualified small businesses to advance and commercialize game-changing technologies. This training event will cover the basics of DoD’s SBIR/STTR program. Attendees will learn the differences between DoD components, tips on identifying a topic, the importance of talking to Technical Points of Contact (TPOC’s), how to approach proposal sections, and writing to meet…

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Translation of Research – Commercialization path

December 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hixson Lied Science Building – Martin H. Keller Lecture Hall (G04), 2555 Burt St
Omaha,NE68178United States
Free

A presentation about translation of research into the market place.Speaker: Douglas Wright, Ph.D. Professor & Vice-Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center / SHARPhub Principal Investigator.   Dr. Wright serves as a professor and vice-chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). Since 2011, he has served at the principal investigator of the Kansas Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program. Dr.…

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January 2020

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop: NIH Focused 2020

January 15 @ 8:30 am - January 16 @ 12:00 pm
Long Island High Technology Incubator, 25 Health Sciences Drive
Stony Brook,NY11794United States
$60.00

Hosted by the Center for Biotechnology* with support from Empire State Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR).Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR programs? The two programs award over $3 billion in high-risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort.Learn more…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

January 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Michigan Life Science & Innovation Center, 46701 Commerce Center Dr
Plymouth,MI48170United 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? It’s not too early to start the process for the April 2020 deadline. 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 programGetting registered so you can submitPractical advice on how to address…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for DOD and DOE

January 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Centrepolis Accelerator, 21415 Civic Center Dr., Suite #100,
Southfield,48076United States
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Register Here This Dept. of Defense-focused seminar provides detailed instruction on preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DoD and DOE, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process. Presented by DoD SBIR/STTR expert, Jerry Hollister, the program will also cover: • SBIR/STTR program basics and up-to-date information on the DoD and DOE program • An understanding of the differences between DoD components • Tips on how to identify a topic • The importance of…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Training

January 22 @ 8:00 am - January 23 @ 4:00 pm
CIC @ CET, 20 S. Sarah Street
St. Louis,MO63108
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CLICK TO REGISTER Agenda - download The workshop will end with 1-on-1 assessments that allow competitive applications to receive free support for April 5 submission. If you have an idea you would like to share with us for the assessment, please fill out the assessment form by January 21. BioGenerator and BBC bring this workshop to cover all aspects of writing an SBIR/STTR proposal focused on life science technologies. The workshop will include information on the National Institutes of Health…

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SBIR/STTR 101: Introduction and Overview

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SPARK East, 215 W. Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti,MI48197United States
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Register Here The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award $3.2 billion in high-risk 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 development of your innovative idea and proof that it has potential in the marketplace. Learn about SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements, which of the 11 participating agencies best fits your technology, the differences between SBIR and STTR…

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Proposal Prep and Commercialization for SBIR/STTR Funding

January 30 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Lauritzen Outpatient Center, 4014 Leavenworth St, 4th-floor auditorium
Omaha,NEUnited 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 NIHThursday, January 30 from 8:30 to 5 pmGet detailed instructions on…

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February 2020

Proposal Prep for SBIR/STTR Funding

February 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Community College of Sioux Falls – FADM250 (CCSF Administration/Classroom building in Sioux Falls), 2nd floor., 4801 N Career Ave, Conference Room B
Sioux Falls,SD57107United 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 NIHThursday, February 6th from 8:30 to 5 pmGet detailed instructions on…

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SBIR/STTR – Is it Right for me?

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
WMed, 300 Portage Street, Rm #111
Kalamazoo,MI49007United 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 @ 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,KS66103United 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 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
VanCamp Incubator and Research Facility, 4942 Dawn Ave.
East Lansing,MI48823United 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 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 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 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar
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 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Live Webinar

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 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar

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 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar

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 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Live Webinar

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 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
WMed, 300 Portage Street, Rm #111
Kalamazoo,MI49007United 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 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Live Webinar

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 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

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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