WINNING SBIR/STTR Grants for Science and Technology Start-ups

This half-day seminar is led by expert scientific consultants from Eva Garland Consulting (EGC), recently named by INC magazine in the top 5,000 growing firms AND as North Carolina’s fastest growing woman-led firm.

EGC’s team of expert grant writing specialists have successfully secured millions of dollars in SBIR/STTR funding for clients and have written the most popular book on SBIR/STTR program available on Amazon.com. Seminar topics will focus on all aspects of how to strategically approach obtaining funding from the SBIR/STTR Program including aligning business and technology development needs with available SBIR/STTR opportunities, proposal development, budgets, and award management.

Specifically, the seminar will cover:

SBIR/STTR Program Basics

  • Purpose of SBIR/STTR Program
  • Eligibility
  • SBIR vs. STTR Grants and Contracts
  • Required registrations

Participating Agencies

  • Overview of each agency
  • Missions and budgets
  • Agency solicitations, formats, timelines, requirements

Developing a Competitive Proposal

  • Evaluation criteria
  • Assembling the team
  • Planning the project
  • Contractors and consultants
  • Project budgets, direct vs. indirect costs
  • Research Plan
  • Commercialization Plan
  • Proposal submission 

Award Management

  • Award process
  • Accounting, grants management, and reporting

 
Who Should Attend? Representatives from early stage science-based companies who are:

  • Small business executives interested in securing non-dilutive funding;
  • Small businesses who have completed I-Corps; or
  • Academics interested in spinning-off technologies

 

More Information

Complimentary lunch included. View more event details.

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East Carolina University 
Willis Building 
300 East First Street 
Greenville, NC 27858

Free