SBIR/STTR The Basics – Pittsburgh 10/14/09

Show Me the Money!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 7:30am – 9:30am
104 Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh, Oakland

Develop a comprehensive understanding of the SBIR/STTR programs that will enable your business to expand its horizons. The funding you need is waiting for you – now learn how to get it!

Space is limited and reservations are required.
Register today by calling 412.648.1542 or emailing

Every year, the government offers more than $2.5 billion in small business funding for technology and science innovations. The money is out there, but how will you access it?

Join the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center for a special funding workshop and learn the nuts and bolts of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, including:

• Strategies to make your technology appealing to funders.

• Pre-qualification issues for potential participants.

• Steps for applying for federal SBIR research.

• Proposal writing tips to make your innovation stand out.

• Trends in innovation.

• Overview of participating agencies.

Presented by the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center. Underwriting is graciously provided by Innovation Partnership, PNC Bank and The Heinz Endowments.

Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development, through a cooperative agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration; and in part through the support from the University of Pittsburgh. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling 412.648.1542. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.