3-PART FUNDING BASICS SERIES
Oct. 14, 21, and 28 | 12 – 1 P.M.
Free Virtual Access
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can be valuable resources for companies looking to build and scale their innovations. This three-part Funding Basics Series will provide guidance from experts and companies who have successfully completed the process of applying for SBIR and STTR grants.
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Oct. 14 | How to Tap into the Nation’s Largest Source of Funding
Bijo Matthew, University of Texas at San Antonio
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are massive sources of funding for the research of businesses. How can you tap into this? In the first installment of the funding basics series, we will explain the funding options, rules, and regulations, and provide strategies and methods to increase your chances of winning some of these highly competitive grants.
Oct. 21 | Learning From Federal Agencies
Annie M. Hudspeth, U.S. Small Business Administration
Scott F. Walter, 59th Medical Wing, Science & Technology Office
Sam Riehn, SBIR Advisors, Inc.
In the second installment of the Funding Basics Series, hear from the perspective of the agencies that review and grant SBIR and STTR programs. The panel of speakers will cover what they look for, what makes a good application stand out, and how to compete with the best of the best when submitting applications.
Oct. 28 | Learning From Funded Companies
Chris Carroll, Olifant
Brad Bowen, Computerized Instrument Screening
In the third installment of the Funding Basics Series, hear from a panel of companies that have undergone the funding process. Many have used methods described in the previous sessions of the Funding Basics Series and will be able to share some struggles and successes they have gone through to get to where they are today.