Grant writing to fund your small business innovation: A workshop for SBIR/STTR

Do you have an OHSU start-up? Are you interested in learning more about funding opportunities from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs? SBIR/STTR programs award more than $2.5 billion annually to qualified small businesses.

A comprehensive, two-day grant-writing workshop on SBIR/STTR grants in life science technologies will be held Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10.

An application is required to attend this workshop. Please submit your application by March 20, 2018. If selected, the cost is $75, which includes food and beverage on both days.

Focusing on National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense and National Science Foundation funding, this workshop will cover all aspects of writing SBIR/STTR grants.

Topics include:

  • SBIR/STTR basics
  • SBIR/STTR essentials for DOD and NSF
  • Preparing each section of your NIH proposal
  • Planning your budget
  • Electronic submission through ASSIST
  • Information and advice on the key elements of your commercialization plan
  • Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them

Becky Aistrup from BBCetc will lead the workshop hosted by Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Oregon Bioscience Incubator, Technology Transfer and Business Development and Portland State Business Accelerator.

See the details of this workshop.

Learn more about the U.S. Small Business Administration SBIR/STTR programs.

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