Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Grant Writing Strategy

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This is a webinar to introduce start-up companies and researchers to the funding opportunities available through SBIR Awards by such agencies as the DOE, NIH, NSF, DoD, NASA, DHS, EPA, and others. Instructor will provide an overview of the SBIR grant process, and then focus on specific SBIR proposal planning strategies and SBIR proposal development methodologies.

There will be plenty of time for Q&A to address specific concerns and ideas that companies may have about SBIR opportunities relevant to their individual situations.

This webinar is in collaboration with the Empower Innovation Network, an EFN sister global platform to connect innovators with funding sources and collaborators worldwide.

Our presenter, Thomas Jensen, is the Managing Director of iCatalysts and Co-Founder Entrepreneur Futures Network (EFN). Tom has 30 years of experience starting and accelerating venture backed companies and leading global consulting practices and projects for Fortune 500 companies. He has written dozens of successful applications for federal funding.

Tom served as Global Practice Director of Sustainable Solutions at SAIC, an $11 Billion Fortune 500 company that is an international leader in technology innovation, development and applications. Tom served as principal founder and vice president at Formatics Technologies, a venture capital backed software company spun off from SAIC that used big data and intelligent matching to accelerate sustainable manufacturing in the chemical and food processing industries.

Tom has taught venture design at the University of California at Berkeley, lectured at Columbia and UC Berkeley’s Business Schools, and lectured in engineering and environmental management at Stanford University.

He earned a BA in economics from University of California at Los Angeles and an MA from the Claremont Colleges.

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