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SBIR/STTR Funding Seminar

Murray State University Kentucky Innovation Network

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

SBIR/STTR Funding Seminar

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SBIR/STTR Funding Seminar


WHEN: Thursday March 28, 2013 9:00 am - 11:00 am.

WHERE: Murray State University Regional Campus, Hopkinsville KY


The Federal SBIR/STTR program offers more than $2.5 Billion in grants to small firms for high-risk R&D and product development.  The seminar will enable attendees to determine if this source of funding is right for their company and the project.  Both faculty and small business can participate in seeking federal SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) and STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) grant programs that provide about $150K - $1 M in early stage R&D funding. This is a non-dilute funding source for the company.  Eleven federal agencies participate and use this program to fund R&D that will lead early-stage technology development for commercialization.



·         What are SBIR and STTR programs and how to seek these funds?


·         How to target company’s interests to meet an Agency’s mission and goals?


·         What information is important and where to look for it?


·         What assistance is provided by the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation on behalf of the state?


·         How faculty can also receive funding under the program set aside for small firms?



·         Learn about the program in an informal setting


·         Meet one-on-one with the seminar speaker following the seminar


The seminar will be presented by Mahendra Jain, Senior Vice President, Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation.  The speaker’s biography can be found on KSEF’s website (http://ksef.kstc.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=134&Itemid=53).



There is no cost to attend the seminar, but registration is requested.



Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation

Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation

Murray State University  Regional Business and Innovation Center

Kentucky Innovation Network

Hopkinsville Chamber of Commerce




U.S. Small Business Administration

CED - Office of Commercialization and Innovation

Have questions about SBIR/STTR Funding Seminar? Contact Murray State University Kentucky Innovation Network

When & Where

Murray State University Regional Campus
5305 Ft. Campbell Blvd.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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