NASA SBIR/STTR Overview
January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and space research. The NASA SBIR and STTR programs fund the research, development, and demonstration of innovative technologies that fulfill NASA needs as described in the annual solicitations and have significant potential for successful commercialization.
This virtual workshop will walk you through the goals and mission of the NASA SBIR/STTR program and outline steps to prepare for proposal submission. Learn how to find and navigate the right solicitation for your technology, how to contact program managers, and how to prepare a competitive proposal.
The webinar will address:
- A fundamental review of the SBIR/STTR program
- An overview of the NASA missions and priorities
- Topic and subtopic areas and program contacts
- Required documents for a Phase I or Phase II SBIR/STTR submission
- Registrations and web portals for a successful submission
- Changes to the 2022 solicitations and what to expect
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Amanda Barnhart, MBA
Amanda Barnhart joined BBCetc as Principal Consultant in 2020 after serving as the Director of Business Development and Regulatory Affairs for a Michigan manufacturing facility producing medical isotopes for cancer therapy. In addition to her directorial responsibilities, Amanda worked as a nuclear engineer, project manager, and program manager to secure over $60 million in Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and private investor funds. Her grant writing and negotiation skills have won over 30 Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III contracts through the SBIR/STTR program and she has managed the post-award administration process for five universities and six national laboratories. Amanda secured three licenses and 20 amendments from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and established facility registration and Drug Master Files with the Food and Drug Administration. She has an Executive MBA in Integrative Management from Michigan State University and a Bachelor’s in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.