Secrets to Winning SBIR/STTRs – June 1–3, 2011 – State College, PA

What is SBIR &  STTR?

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)and Small BusinessTechnology Transfer (STTR)programs offer the federalgovernment’s largest research and development (R&D) grant and contracts opportunities targeted to the small business community. With more then $2b available annually, it is arguably the best source of risk capital available to help fund the development of promising new technologies.  SBIR can also serve as a pathway to equity financing.

Who Should Attend?

Technology-based small businesses entrepreneurs, researchers, and faculty seeking funding for R&D, with plans to submit a SBIR/STTR proposal within the next 12 months.

Why Attend?

  • Receive detailed instruction on preparing each component of a proposal;
  • Obtain current information on the SBIR/STTR program and the agency’s proposal submission processes; and,
  • Ensure that all of the necessary tools and information are available to prepare a competitive proposal.
How Do I Register and Pay?
Day 1 and 2: $75 per person for both days or $50 per person, per day
Day 3: NO FEE, but Space is limited, so apply soon for an appointment by contacting David Jordan at daj7@psu.edu or call 814-865-1862 to request appointment survey.

Preregistration and payment are required at least one week before seminar.
Directions are located here
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
215 Innovation Blvd., State College, PA
For hotel accommodation call 800.233.7505
Free parking is available.

Please see the Workshop Brochure HERE for more detailed information on the instructor Roger S. Cohen, President of
Cohen International a more detailed outline of the events for each day.

This training is provided as part of a FAST Grant to the IPart from the SBA.