The Power of Partnership
IPart is a consortium of economic development and business assistance organizations located throughout Pennsylvania. Under the IPart umbrella, the partners comprise a single SBIR/STTR federal funding assistance program for the entire state.
What Does IPart Do?
All IPart Programs are operational as of October 1, 2012
- Pre-Proposal Assistance Program
No-cost, written technical evaluations of SBIR/STTR proposal concepts within 10 days
- Financial Support for Grant Preparation
Awards of up to $3,000 for Phase I SBIR/STTR proposal preparation and up to $10,000 for Phase II
- Travel & Training Financial Support
Awards of up to $1,000 for reimbursement costs directly associated with federal R&D funding proposals
- Outreach Seminars
Training workshops and seminars, from general overviews of the SBIR/STTR process to agency specific requirements