SBIR/STTR All Agency Overview & NSF Proposal Prep
Sept. 14 Hampton University or Sept. 15 Old Dominion University
Sept. 16, at ODU in Norfolk (No Extra Cost to attend!)
CIT is proud to partner with Hampton University and Old Dominion University to present these specially designed SBIR/STTR training sessions taking place at each university.
Sessions on September 14 (Hampton University) and Sept. 15 (ODU) will consist of a detailed 4 hour Multi-Agency SBIR/STTR Intro in the morning
followed by special 4 hour detailed proposal preparation instruction to the
National Science Foundations' SBIR and STTR programs. Attend the full day session that is convenient to you.
The September 16 session will be located at ODU in Norfolk and presents a half day morning session on commercialization planning. Attendees from either of the first two days can attend this ? day morning session at no extra cost. Available to those who want to attend the Sept. 16 session only for a small fee. DETAILS BELOW
Sept. 14 & 15 Sessions: "SBIR/STTR Program Intro and NSF Proposal Preparation"
- Hampton University on Sept. 14
- Old Dominion Univ. on Sept. 15
8:30AM-Noon: SBIR Program Intro. A basic intro to SBIR/STTR; compare/contrast various agencies, including NSF, DOD and NIH; A look at what is new in SBIR/STTR; tips to compete more effectively; resources available to Virginia based firms to support your SBIR and STTR submissions.
12:00PM-12:30PM: Networking LUNCH provided -- Special Guests include Tizoc Loza of Northrop Grumman (Sept. 14) and Kimberly Graupner of NASA SBIR Programs (Sept. 15).
12:30PM-4:00PM: NSF SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation: The NSF SBIR and STTR programs provide over $160M each year in SBIR/STTR funding. 10 broad topic areas provide a breadth of opportunities for early stage researchers who need funding to show proof of concept and funding to build out the technology for commercial use. Topics covered at this session include: Details of putting together an NSF proposal; Doing your homework; a section by section look at writing your proposal; NSF SBIR/STTR budget preparation.
September 16: SBIR/STTR Commercialization Planning (Half Day only)
- Old Dominion Univ. on Sept. 16
8:30AM-12:30PM: Commercialization planning is the key to good proposal writing, but is often overlooked in the early stages of technology development. This can have long term negative consequences. Plan your commercialization early and improve your chances of success. Topics covered include: SBIR/STTR Commercialization - what this means at various agencies, including NSF, NIH and DOD; Tips for credible commercialization plans; An in depth look at the NSF SBIR/STTR Commercialization plan. This session is available as no-cost add-on to the above sessions or as a standalone session for a small fee.
-Sept. 14 Session: Hampton University Business Incubator, 6 W. County Street, Hampton, VA 23663
-Sept. 15 & 16 Sessions: ODU Business Gateway, 4111 Monarch Way, Norfolk, VA 23529
Virginia Based University PostDocs/Researchers/Personnel: $35 per person
Virginia based Small Technology Firms: $70 per person
Sept. 16 Commercialization Session ONLY: $25 per person (no cost if attending either of first two days)
Space is limited.
Advance Registration REQUIRED.
Questions: Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-689-3080
These sessions are sponsored in part through a grant award with the U.S. Small Business Administration.