Accessing Federal Grant Funding for Technology-Focused Small Businesses (Webinar) 2/21/24

Join the IPart and our supporting partners; PA SBDC Network, Ben Franklin Technology Partners Network, and our gracious HOST – Bucknell University SBDC to learn more about the federal government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) & Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs offered by 11 different federal agencies.

 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (EST)
2/20/2024 4:00 PM (EST) REGISTER HERE

 Shelley Gadoury (570) 577-1249

 Online Meeting (Live)
 SBIR/STTR/Other Innovation Programs

Are you a small business or inventor looking for a way to fund your technologically innovative idea? This webinar will explain how the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can help move your innovation and business forward. Learn more about these unique federal funding opportunities, how they help businesses commercialize revolutionary solutions, and the key steps to creating a complete and compelling proposal.

What Attendees Will Learn:

  • Overview of the SBIR and STTR programs, including agency differences and application requirements,
  • Overview of Pennsylvania’s Innovation Partnership (IPart) SBIR/STTR Proposal Assistance.  IPart is PA’s statewide
  • SBIR/STTR assistance program (supported, in-part, by an SBA FAST grant)
  • Critical steps and tips to consider when preparing a strong proposal, and,
  • Question and Answer Session.

Presenter: Kelly Wylam, Executive Director, Innovation Partnership (IPart). Kelly has over 25 years of experience with a variety of businesses and economic development programs/initiatives in Pennsylvania.


IPart is supported by the SBA through a FAST grant and the financial contributions of our statewide, Partner organizations and institutions of higher education.