SBIR/STTR Basics Workshop – Wexford, PA – April 8, 2011

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) &
Small Business Technology Transfer Programs (STTR)

Eleven federal agencies spend over $2 billion per year in these key federal
programs funding feasibility, research, and development for the purpose of
commercializing technological innovation. Presented by Small Business
Development Centers at Duquesne University and Gannon University

Covered Topics

  • SBIR/STTR program details
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Whether SBIR/STTR is a good fit
  • Program benefits to business and researchers
  • How to find agency topics
  • How prepare and improve your chances for success
  • State resources to help you apply


Who Should Attend

  • Manufacturing companies with innovative ideas
  • Technology-based companies with innovative ideas
  • Persons interested in early-stage funding opportunities
  • Technologists/companies seeking partners


SBIR/STTR Agencies


DoD                                        DOE                       EPA

NSF                                        DoEd                      NASA

DHHS (NIH)                            USDA                     DOT

DOC                                       DHS

Two Locations: Wexford April 8, 2011
The Chamber of Commerce, Inc. 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
5000 Brooktree Road #100
Wexford, PA  15090
Erie May 11, 2011
Erie Technology Incubator 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
130 W. 18th Street
Erie, PA  16501

This event is being offered at no cost; however, we ask that you register.

For more information call: 412-396-1633
To register contact:
This training is provided as part of a FAST Grant to the IPart from the SBA.