Join Bio Nebraska for SHARPhub’s Live Virtual Classroom on SBIR and STTR Proposal Preparation

If your life science technology is a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, then this virtual classroom is for you.

These two programs award over $3 billion in R&D funding annually to small businesses developing game-changing technologies. The application process is complex but the impact of receiving millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. 

ABC of SBIR/STTR Funding

Mon., June 15, 2020 from 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Find out about SBIR/STTR program basics, including program purpose, eligibility, and sources of funding. The goal of this presentation is to help you determine if you want to seriously pursue proposal development and provide tools to begin the process.

SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

Mon., June 22, 2020 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the differences between SBIR and STTR, and review how to navigate the NIH’s SBIR website to research awarded projects, how to prepare an SBIR proposal, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

Commercialization Planning for SBIR/STTR Proposals

Tues., July 28, 2020 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Learn the essential components of an effective plan, how to find and use cost-effective market research to direct your efforts, which supporting documents you will need, and other tips for writing a winning plan.