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November 2020

2020 One Health Research Symposium

November 16, 2020 @ 11:30 am - November 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Free - $25.00

Biosensors are devices and technology that can be used to monitor the health or status of humans, animals, or the environment. Biosensors are devices and technology that can be used to monitor the health or status of humans, animals, or the environment. Recently, biosensors and wearable sensors have been garnering more attention as they offer opportunities to access continuous, real-time data regardless of whether the application is for human health, animal health, or environmental monitoring. For health applications, the data…

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Governor’s Giant Vision Competition Informational Session

November 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Governor's Giant Vision Competition Informational Session with DRACO, SD Chamber of Commerce, and SD EPSCoR. This is an online event. Note: This session will take place via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link one hour before the event begins. Dakota Research and Consulting Organization (DRACO) invites businesses and entrepreneurs to attend an informational session with members of the Governor's Giant Vision (GGV) planning committee. The SD Governor's Office of Economic Development hosts the Giant Vision Business Plan Competition each…

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North Dakota Innovation Day

November 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Celebrate innovation across the state of North Dakota as we showcase high school, university, and professional ideas. Innovation Day is a day dedicated to showcasing innovative projects and ideas across North Dakota. Throughout the day, hear from leading innovators on why innovation matters and how you can be innovative in your school, community, organization, or company. Our specific agenda includes: 1 p.m. - Nice Idea Showcase: Listen to the final pitches of high school students across North Dakota as they…

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December 2020

Expanding Innovation in North Dakota

December 8, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Expanding Innovation in North Dakota The Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, Andrei Iancu, will join the University of North Dakota to engage with the next generation of innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs as he discusses the National Council for Expanding American Innovation. Rocky Mountain Regional Director Molly Kocialski will give brief remarks about the Rocky Mountain USPTO and its resources.

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Hult Prize Informational Session

December 16, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Hult Prize Informational Session with DRACO, USD, Augustana University, and the Hult Prize Foundation. This is an online event. Note: This session will take place via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link one hour before the event begins.Dakota Research and Consulting Organization (DRACO) invites students and community members to attend an informational session on the Hult Prize competition. The Hult Prize Foundation created the Hult Prize, which boasts a $1,000,000 global startup prize, to transform how young people envision…

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Identifying SBIR/STTR funding opportunities and developing Aims page for your project

December 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

  Are you considering applying for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs?  Are you planning to reach out to SBIR/STTR program managers to gauge interest in your project?  This is the right training for you!.  After this presentation attendees would be able to: Understand how the SBIR/STTR program works at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Identify SBIR/STTR agencies interested in funding your project (including NIH) by searching SBIR.gov. Identify the best Institute or…

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January 2021

ABC of SBIR/STTR

January 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Free Virtual Classroom

Find out whether your research is a candidate for SBIR/STTR federal R&D funding and learn SBIR/STTR program basics, including program purpose, eligibility, and sources of funding. This presentation will provide ample information to help you determine if you should seriously pursue proposal development and tools to help begin the process Register Now: https://bit.ly/39bu9Yt Who Should Attend:  Faculty ● Students ● Post Docs ● Clinicians ● University Grant administrators ● Early Stage Life Science Companies ● Service Providers supporting the regional bioscience…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

January 25 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free Virtual Classroom

Discover the differences between SBIR and STTR. Review how to navigate the NIH’s SBIR website to research awarded projects. Learn how to prepare an SBIR proposal. And find out how to avoid common pitfalls.  Register Now: https://bit.ly/3fG7h4E Who Should Attend:  Faculty ● Students ● Post Docs ● Clinicians ● University Grant administrators ● Early Stage Life Science Companies ● Service Providers supporting the regional bioscience industry. Presenter: Megan Varnum, Ph.D., Principal Consultant, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc) Brought to you…

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February 2021

Developing your SBIR/STTR Commercialization plan

February 10 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free Virtual Classroom

A credible commercialization strategy not only helps you evaluate your customers and market, but it is also critical to garnering the attention of funding sources, SBIR/STTR, or others. It is a key differentiator in SBIR/STTR proposal reviews, so it is important to know what your target agency/institute expects to see in a well-planned path to market. This training covers the key components of an effective plan, how to find and use cost-effective market research to direct your efforts, supporting documents…

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The University of Nebraska’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resource will host a free, virtual screening of the documentary film “Picture a Scientist.”

February 18 @ 12:00 am
Free Virtual Presentation

“Picture a Scientist” chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries – including social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists – who provide new perspectives on how to make science…

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2020-2021 Curious people series – Biomechanical Rehabilitation and Manufacturing: Improving the Quality of Life of Medically Underserved Populations

February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Speakers and events for the 2020-2021 Curious People Series represent University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)'s Big Ideas. These highlight areas of campus strength, especially where there are opportunities to enhance scholarly, research, and creative activities at UNO.  For general series information click here On Feb 23rd, you have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Jorge Zuñiga, Ph.D., who has spent his career working to lower the cost of expensive medical devices and procedures for medically underserved populations.  Dr. Zuñiga's presentation…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with National Institute of Cancer (NCI)

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FREE Live Webinar

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from the National Institute of Cancer (NCI) program manager, Ming Zhao. NCI is one of the eleven institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that make up the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer healthier lives. Join this free one-hour overview of the NCI SBIR/STTR program and learn, from the source,…

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March 2021

Founders’ Lab – connecting underrepresented minority and female founders with venture and angel investors

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

On March 24th, the Kansas City University Venture Fund(KCUVF) will be hosting the second Founders’ Lab event in partnership with Royal Street Ventures and Fountain Innovation Fund.  Founders’ Lab is an event that facilitates 1:1 meetings connecting those that identify as underrepresented minority and female founders in undercapitalized markets with venture and angel investors.  If you believe this opportunity would benefit you, please apply for Founders’ Lab here.  Applications must be submitted by 3/6/2021, but are considered on a rolling…

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2021 Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

March 3 @ 12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
USPTO – Virtual, 600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Free

Join us online for the USPTO's Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium on March 3 Don’t miss the USPTO’s free online 2021 Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES). Discover the resources and services available to assist and support women inventors and entrepreneurs. Register for this special event. Tune in to the webcast on Wednesday, March 3. At the WES you’ll have the chance to: Learn about navigating today’s changing marketplace and the challenges and opportunities for women to succeed Hear about ongoing efforts to bring…

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Identifying SBIR/STTR funding opportunities and developing Aims page for your project

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free Virtual Classroom

Are you considering applying for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs?  Are you planning to reach out to SBIR/STTR program managers to gauge interest in your project?  This is the right training for you!.  After this presentation attendees would be able to: Understand how the SBIR/STTR program works at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Identify SBIR/STTR agencies interested in funding your project (including NIH) by searching SBIR.gov. Identify the best Institute or Center…

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A KUCTC Lunch and Learn Series – Meet the Entrepreneur

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Join the University of Kansas (KU) Center for Technology and Commercialization Center (KUCTC) for a conversation with Lisa Friis, PhD, Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the KU School of Engineering. Dr. Friis’ main research interests are in biomaterials and biomechanics, with an emphasis on spine biomechanics and mechanical testing and design of implants. She has led several efforts at KU to incorporate technology entrepreneurship education into the engineering curriculum. LISA FRIIS, PH.D. Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dr. Friis joined the Department…

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Cuss and Discuss: NIH SBIR/STTR

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
FREE Live Webinar

Meet others planning to submit SBIR/STTR proposals to NIH, sharing challenges and learning from others. Registrants will be sent Zoom details for the meeting.

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NIA and NHLBI Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Corporate Governance and Management

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free Virtual Presentation

Commercializing novel scientific products and technologies is complex—especially for startups. To support entrepreneurs along this journey, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering a series of entrepreneurship workshops for awardees and applicants seeking funding through NIH’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Join the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Office of Small Business Research (OSBR) and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Small Business Program on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at…

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WES 2021:Resources for protecting your intellectual property

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
USPTO – Virtual, 600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States
Free

2021 Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium: Resources for protecting your intellectual property Don't miss the next free, online installment of the 2021 annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium (WES), “Resources for protecting your intellectual property.” Take this opportunity to learn about programs, resources, and information that can help you protect your creative work. Attendees will learn about: Government resources to assist inventors Free legal services Support for small business owners Moderator:   Heidi Kelley, Technology Center Operations Manager, USPTO Guests Jennifer Harchick, Staff Attorney, Office…

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FDA’s CDRH: Accelerating Upstream Medical Device Innovation

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar
Free

This event will share insights on how the FDA helps accelerate upstream medical device innovation in partnership with industry and academia. Promoting public health is the mission of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As the breadth of technology increases linearly, early-stage innovators face unique technical challenges. Many of them deal with emerging medical technologies that may have no precedent for assessing safety and effectiveness. This means they may have to develop their own ad-hoc testing methods, which is not…

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How to Understand Your Value Position and Build Your Business Model for a New Innovation or Technology Venture

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

For pre-venture or new tech or innovation companies, this workshop is about how to understand your value proposition and prototype your business model for creating a scalable and profitable business.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Focus Forward Resources for Women in Business to Succeed

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Resources for Women in Business to Succeed After a Historic Year In celebration of Women’s History Month, NWBC invites you to join a fireside chat featuring Chair Liz Sara and Council Member Nicole Cober. This insightful discussion will highlight key trends in women's business enterprise and cover notable, free resources to help you start and scale your business. Women own or co-own 45% of all businesses in the United States. These businesses represent a wide range of industries and are…

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Stimulating Alzheimer’s and Aging Innovations Through Small Business Funding

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Do you need nondilutive funding to advance your aging-related research? Join BioKansas in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging (NIA) Office of Small Business Research (OSBR) on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 3 p.m. ET for a webinar on small business funding opportunities to advance your research to the commercialization stage. Armineh Ghazarian, M.S.F., OSBR program analyst, will provide an overview of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs,…

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April 2021

2021 HHS Small Business Program Conference: Diverse Perspectives SEEDing Impactful Innovations

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Did you know… The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for life sciences in the U.S.? There is more than $1.2 billion of seed funding for small businesses that are developing innovative products and services that could potentially save lives. Are you… New to the NIH small business grant programs? Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) A diverse life science entrepreneur or biomedical researcher looking for…

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How to understand your value proposition and build your business model for a new innovation or technology venture

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

In this webinar, attendees will learn about how to identify their value proposition relative to customer segments and how that fits into building a framework for long-term profitability.

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ABC of SBIR/STTR Funding

April 21 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Free Virtual Classroom,

Find out whether your research is a candidate for SBIR/STTR federal R&D funding and learn SBIR/STTR program basics, including program purpose, eligibility, and sources of funding. This presentation will provide ample information to help you determine if you should seriously pursue proposal development and tools to help begin the process Who Should Attend:  Faculty ● Students ● Post Docs ● Clinicians ● University Grant administrators ● Early Stage Life Science Companies ● Service Providers supporting the regional bioscience industry. Presenter: Megan Varnum,…

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SBIR/STTR Intensive

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
FREE Live Webinar

The Federal government provides non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The two programs award over $2.7 billion in R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses developing game-changing technologies. Do you think your research might qualify for SBIR/STTR funding? Join us for this virtual workshop covering SBIR/STTR program basics and insight about pursuing non-dilutive funding with granting agencies; National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and U.S. Department…

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2021 HHS Small Business Program Conference: Diverse Perspectives SEEDing Impactful Innovations

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm
Virtual Conference

Did you know… The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for life sciences in the U.S.? There is more than $1.2 billion of seed funding for small businesses that are developing innovative products and services that could potentially save lives. Are you… New to the NIH small business grant programs? Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) A diverse life science entrepreneur or biomedical researcher looking for…

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NIA and NHLBI Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Intellectual Property

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

This workshop will focus on the patenting process, the cost of obtaining a patent, joint IP with a university, and freedom to operate related to startup companies. Though not offering legal advice, this session will attempt to clarify many aspects of patents and the patenting process in the United States and internationally.   Get expert guidance and advice by registering to attend one of these breakout rooms: Elements of a Patent Application (Gautam Prakash, Ph.D.) • Purpose of the specification •…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NSF

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Don't miss your chance to hear from NSF Program Manager, Ben Schrag! Known as America’s Seed Fund, NSF focuses on high-risk, high-impact technologies — those that show promise but whose success hasn’t yet been validated — and annually awards $200 million in funding to entrepreneurs.

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Shedding a Light on Managing Conflicts of Interest

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

During this presentation, we will discuss conflicts of interest and the importance of managing real and perceived conflicts to protect students and patients and avoid running afoul of policies, laws, and the court of public opinion. Presenter:  Ellen Purpus, Ph.D. Assistant Vice President, Enterprise and Innovation.  University of Nevada, Reno.  

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May 2021

How to Fund Your Innovation or Tech Venture and What Market Research Will You Need

May 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Traditional debt financing has limitations for starting new technology and innovation companies. Attend this seminar to learn about alternatives to debt financing including where to look for grants, Investors, Accelerators and Crowd Funding. Also learn about the importance of market research in the context of funding these types of new ventures.

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free Virtual Classroom

Discover the differences between SBIR and STTR. Review how to navigate the NIH’s SBIR website to research awarded projects. Learn how to prepare an SBIR proposal. And find out how to avoid common pitfalls.   Who Should Attend:  Faculty ● Students ● Post Docs ● Clinicians ● University Grant administrators ● Early Stage Life Science Companies ● Service Providers supporting the regional bioscience industry. Brought to you by:              

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A KUCTC Lunch and Learn Series – Meet the Entrepreneur

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Join the University of Kansas (KU) Center for Technology and Commercialization Center (KUCTC) for a conversation with Stephanie Pasas-Farmer, Ph.D., Founder and President of Ariadne Software. Dr. Pasas-Farmer is a recognized bioanalytical expert in the areas of discovery and regulated bioanalysis for pharmaceutical, biologics, and hybrid technologies, including antibody-drug conjugate technology. Her nearly 20-year industry career spans global biopharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations, and bioanalytical consulting. Most recently, she launched BioData Solutions, to help sponsors advance early-stage molecules into potential new…

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Cuss and Discuss: NIH SBIR/STTR

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Meet others planning to submit SBIR/STTR proposals to NIH, sharing challenges and learning from others.

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Working with the FDA and other Agencies for Domestic and International Sale

May 28 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Topics of this presentation include Understanding Key Regulations for New Life Sciences, Human Health and Animal Health Companies, Different Regulatory Submissions and Regional Requirements. Learn about how to work with regulatory agencies from a domestic and international perspective and how to work it into your business model/business plan.  Topics will include regulations under 21 CFR, ICH, and ISO. Presented by Brandon Clough, Chief Revenue Officer at PSC Biotech along with Akshaya Mohan, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, and Meseret Jimale, Regional Key…

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June 2021

ABC of SBIR/STTR Funding

June 9 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Free Virtual Classroom

Find out whether your research is a candidate for SBIR/STTR federal R&D funding and learn SBIR/STTR program basics, including program purpose, eligibility, and sources of funding. This presentation will provide ample information to help you determine if you should seriously pursue proposal development and tools to help begin the process   Who Should Attend:  Faculty ● Students ● Post Docs ● Clinicians ● University Grant administrators ● Early Stage Life Science Companies ● Service Providers supporting the regional bioscience industry.  …

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Identifying SBIR/STTR funding opportunities and developing the Aims page for your project

June 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free Virtual Classroom

Are you considering applying for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs?  Are you planning to reach out to SBIR/STTR program managers to gauge interest in your project?  This is the right training for you!.  After this presentation attendees would be able to: Understand how the SBIR/STTR program works at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Identify SBIR/STTR agencies interested in funding your project (including NIH) by searching SBIR.gov. Identify the best Institute or Center…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

June 21 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free Virtual Classroom

Discover the differences between SBIR and STTR. Review how to navigate the NIH’s SBIR website to research awarded projects. Learn how to prepare an SBIR proposal. And find out how to avoid common pitfalls.   Who Should Attend:  Faculty ● Students ● Post Docs ● Clinicians ● University Grant administrators ● Early Stage Life Science Companies ● Service Providers supporting the regional bioscience industry. Brought to you by:             

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Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Licensing and Partnering Agreements

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Join the next session in this workshop series, hosted by NIA OSBR and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Small Business Program. The workshop includes breakout rooms on startup and university license agreements, partnerships and collaboration agreements, and negotiation tips.

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Taking Human Health Innovation to a new level Through SBIR/STTR Grants

June 25 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Learn how to use SBIR funding for new medical technologies, write successful grant applications and avoid the most common mistakes in writing a human health SBIR/STTR grant application.

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July 2021

A KUCTC Lunch and Learn Series – Meet the Entrepreneur

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Join the University of Kansas (KU) Center for Technology and Commercialization Center (KUCTC) for a conversation with Dr. Wendy Picking, founder of Hafion. Hafion is developing a new way to deliver vaccines. They are tackling some of the toughest pathogens on the planet starting with Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an important opportunistic human pathogen that causes serious infections in patients with cystic fibrosis, burns, severe wounds, pneumonia, and critically ill patients who require intubation or catheterization. Additionally, P. aeruginosa is a major…

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Developing your SBIR/STTR Commercialization plan

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

A credible commercialization strategy not only helps you evaluate your customers and market, but it is also critical to garnering the attention of funding sources, SBIR/STTR, or others. It is a key differentiator in SBIR/STTR proposal reviews, so it is important to know what your target agency/institute expects to see in a well-planned path to market. This training covers the key components of an effective plan, how to find and use cost-effective market research to direct your efforts, supporting documents…

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Customer Discovery

July 16 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

How to make sure you develop a product that the market needs and wants. About the speaker: Wally Meyer helps startups achieve their marketplace potential. As founder and director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Kansas and originator of the Startup School @ KU, Wally mentors dozens of faculty and student startups annually. His prior experience in starting/growing four of his own companies plus senior management for Gillette, Nabisco and Sprint provide applicable experiences to help SHARPhub program…

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Understanding your market

July 22 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

How to ensure your invention is targeted at the market segment with the largest potential. About the speaker: Wally Meyer helps startups achieve their marketplace potential. As founder and director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Kansas and originator of the Startup School @ KU, Wally mentors dozens of faculty and student startups annually. His prior experience in starting/growing four of his own companies plus senior management for Gillette, Nabisco and Sprint provide applicable experiences to help SHARPhub…

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August 2021

Equity funding basics

August 27 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Finalizing your commercial development by attracting private investment support. About the speaker: Wally Meyer helps startups achieve their marketplace potential. As founder and director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Kansas and originator of the Startup School @ KU, Wally mentors dozens of faculty and student startups annually. His prior experience in starting/growing four of his own companies plus senior management for Gillette, Nabisco and Sprint provide applicable experiences to help SHARPhub program participants successfully commercialize their inventions.…

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September 2021

A KUCTC Lunch and Learn Series – Meet the Entrepreneur

September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Join the University of Kansas (KU) Center for Technology and Commercialization Center (KUCTC) for a conversation with Dr. Laird Forrest and Dr. Russell Swerdlow, Co-founders of Aerobyx. Aerobyx was founded by KU faculty members Laird Forrest, Eli Michaelis, and Russell Swerdlow in December 2017. The focus of the company is to advance the development of compounds designed to enhance brain bioenergetics. Aerobyx therapeutics are intended for the treatment of diseases that feature depressed brain energy metabolism, and especially Alzheimer’s disease.…

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Life Science Investor Panel

September 9 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Learn from the experts about the process and the “do's and don't’s” when approaching private investors for funding.  Join us for this event and get your questions answered about successfully funding your life science enterprise. Moderator Melissa Roberts Chapman is a senior program officer – Kansas City in Entrepreneurship for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she manages a diverse grant portfolio that focuses on supporting the Foundation’s work within the Kansas City regional area, and collaborates with and convenes multiple…

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From the Sources’ Mouth

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 4:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

This FREE virtual SBIR/STTR training event will feature program managers from across several agencies. Program officers will provide a 30-minute overview of the agency’s mission and tips for creating a successful proposal. Attendees will have time for Q&A and the opportunity to sign-up for one-on-one’s with agency officers. Get SBIR/STTR Training Directly from Federal Program Managers BBCetc's annual "From the Sources" Mouth" fall event is bigger and better than ever!  Register now for this free, virtual, 3-day SBIR/STTR training event featuring program…

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NIH-BIO Summer Series Workshop: Improving Diversity in Biotech by Leveraging SBIR/STTR Opportunities

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
FREE Live Webinar

Join OSBR, as well as the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), for a 2021 NIH-BIOConnections Summer Series workshop. This diversity-focused workshop will highlight NIH’s SBIR and STTR programs and highlight the efforts and resources to improve the diversity of the research workforce.

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