IPart – SBIR/STTR Workshop 7/27/21


REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/158158736037
Cost $10.00

WHEN:  July 27, 2021   9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m

WHERE:  Virtual

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. Join this workshop and learn; SBIR/STTR eligibility requirements, participating agencies, the differences between SBIR and STTR and more! This workshop 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 and manage funds if you are awarded.

You’ll Learn:

  • How to do your “homework” by searching solicitations & prior awards
  • How to talk to program officers
  • Application components
  • How to construct your budget


TimeSession Content
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.SBIR 101 and How to Select an Agency
This session covers the participating SBIR/STTR agencies, their differences, how to do your "homework" by searching solicitations and prior awards and talking to agency program managers.
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.BREAK
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.NIH and NSF Overview
We’ll cover; similarities and differences between NIH & NSF, what technologies they fund, structure and identifying the most appropriate Institute or Center to fund your project, application components, the review process and proposal scoring.
12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.LUNCH BREAK
12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.SBIR/STTR Budgets and Post Award
A walk through the development of a project budget; what costs need to be included, how to write a budget justification, and if the company afford to pursue this project. We’ll also review what you’ll need to present to your program officer, when and how you actually get the money.
2:30 p.m.
Final Q&A

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About BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting BBCetc is nationally recognized for its success in helping emerging companies win SBIR/STTR funding and use it strategically to propel growth. BBCetc’s Michigan clients have been awarded over $330m in funding since 2002. The company was recently named a 2020 Tibbetts award winner as well as one of 50 “Michigan companies to watch” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business.