SBIR/STTR Training Program - September 25 and 26, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
SBIR/STTR Proposal Training Program for National Institutes of Health
Are you considering or planning on submitting a proposal for the SBIR/STTR funding though the National Institutes of Health? With the next deadline of April 5 approaching, it is not too early to start the process.
Penn State Hershey invites you to learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from nationally recognized expert and trainer, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc). During this two-day training session, BBC will provide essential information for crafting a competitive SBIR/STTR proposal that meets the unique requirements of the National Institutes of Health.
What You Will Come Away with:
- Current information on the SBIR/STTR Program
- Strategies for targeting your proposal to meet the mission and requirements of the NIH
- Technological innovation and commercial merit – what this really means
- Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Preparing a Commercialization Plan which is critical to successful SBIR/STTR proposals
- How to write the proposal to meet the reviewers expectations
- Navigating the often complicated process of actual submission
- What to do once you learn you are going to be funded (and what to do next if you learn you are not)
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs award over $2.3 billion in grants and contracts annually through a competitive awards-based process. This compelling source of non-dilutive funding encourages technology-based businesses to explore ideas and profit from their commercialization.
BBC is a results-driven, nationally recognized entrepreneurial consulting group specializing in helping emerging companies win SBIR/STTR funding and use it strategically to propel growth. Through training courses and one-on-one consulting, BBC consultants guide client companies through the entire entrepreneurial continuum of proposal preparation, grant management, commercialization and business planning and obtaining follow-up funding.
**THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO PENN STATE HERSHEY FACULTY, STAFF and STUDENTS ONLY**