Upcoming Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Translation Webinars

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Created on January 27, 2015
 

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization.

Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization.

By including qualified small businesses in the nation's R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.Get to know the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Translation (STTR) programs.

Learn how to get started on a SBIR or STTR funding application.

How to Prep a Budget for Your SBIR/STTR Proposal

Feb 5, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30
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Developing a proper budget for a grant or contract proposal should not be overlooked.  A proper budget can be an effective tool in driving the project from start to finish.  Be sure not to leave money on the table.  This session will walk through the development of a project budget.  Items covered will include:  what costs need to be included, how to write a budget justification, can the company afford to pursue this project, what indirect rate should be used and more. Webinars are non-refundable.

Presenter: Kris Bergman, Consultant, Grants and Contracts Management, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting

Introduction to the SBIR/STTR Program

Feb 9, 2015
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Get an overview of the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer program from ASBTDC's Rebecca Norman. Participants will learn about the requirements for program participation and methods for assessing qualifying technologies and research projects, and how to get started.

What You Need to Know About Government Audits

Feb 12, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30
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Technology firms who have received a grant or a contract, such as SBIR or STTR, are often unprepared to deal with a government audit.  When is an audit required?  Are you ready for an audit?  Do you have to have an audit?  Who performs an audit?  This session will answer those questions and many more.  Other items to be discussed include: types of audit; company financial policies and procedures; contracts and agreements; equipment logs; required reporting; audit alerts. Webinars are non-refundable.

Presenter: Kris Bergman, Consultant, Grants and Contracts Management, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting

ABC’s of SBIR/STTR Funding

Feb 25, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30
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Is your technology company eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program? Join us for this webinar covering SBIR/STTR program basics including: program purpose; eligibility; and sources of funding. It is designed to provide enough information for attendees to determine if they would like to seriously pursue proposal development and tools to help begin the process. Webinars are non-refundable.

Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD, Principal Consultant,BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)

QuickBooks and Compliance for SBIR/STTR Awardees

Feb 26, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30
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This webinar will discuss how to manage your SBIR/STTR grant or contract to can improve your odds of moving from Phase I to Phase II, and Phase II to Phase III (transition and/or commercialization).  We will review the various sources for managing funds from DoD, NIH, NSF, or DoE, as well as reporting requirements and close-out procedures. Attendees will also learn how to use QuickBooks accounting software to manage accounting requirements.   Topics will include:  setting up a chart of accounts; time and effort reporting; creating a budget; reporting by project; separation of costs by project. Webinars are non-refundable.

Presenter: Kris Bergman, Consultant, Grants and Contracts Management, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting

Learn about NSF SBIR/STTR Program

Mar 4, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30    
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Find out if your R&D project qualifies for funding through the National Science Foundation’s SBIR or STTR programs. This webinar covers basics of the NSF programs including goals and eligibility, what NSF funds and its funding rates, application components and proposal scoring. Webinars are non-refundable.

Speaker: Michael Kurek, PhD, Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)

The USDA SBIR Program: From Submission to Award

Mar 9, 2015 | 10-11:30 a.m. CST

Registration: Free, but required.
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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides critical, early-stage research and development funding in the form of grants for a wide range of innovations that have a strong commercial potential. Once every year, the USDA seeks SBIR proposal applications that address a wide range of research topics including biofuels, animal and plant  production, food science, forestry and rural development.

This webinar will address key content to include in SBIR proposal applications, including the commercialization plan that is a required part of a Phase II application.  Also to be discussed is the review process used by USDA and the necessary steps for successful registration and submission through Grants.gov. The webinar will address common issues that present challenges for new SBIR applicants and offer guidance regarding how to plan ahead in order to ensure successful completion of major steps within the application process.

The webinar will be led by Dr. Kitty Cardwell, USDA/NIFA SBIR National Program Leader. Following a 1-hour presentation, Dr. Cardwell will engage with webinar participants in a 30 minute question and answer session.

Formatting and Readability Tips for SBIR/STTR Proposals

Mar 11, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30
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A good SBIR/STTR proposal is made infinitely better by writing and formatting that enhances readability by reviewers and showcases your technology to its best advantage. Improve the competitiveness of your proposal with tips and best practices for making it look good and read well. Webinars are non-refundable.

Presenter: Andrea Johanson, PhD, Principal Consultant,BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)

Tips on Forms and Electronic Submission to NIH

Mar 18, 2015 | 1-2 PM (ET) | Cost: $30
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This webinar provides important information about identifying and completing the required forms for an SBIR/STTR submission to the National Institutes of Health as well as how to navigate the electronic submission process.  You will learn how to avoid common mistakes and make corrections, formatting pointers, and how to track your submission. Webinars are non-refundable.

Presenter: Kris Bergman, Consultant, Grants and Contracts Management, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)

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