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March 2021

FDA’s CDRH: Accelerating Upstream Medical Device Innovation

March 22, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT

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, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am CDT
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, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - April 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT

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, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT

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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT

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, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 16, 2021 @ 4:00 pm CDT
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, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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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October 2021

Midwest Drug Development conference

October 4, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Free Virtual Presentation

The goal of the Midwest Drug Development conference is to provide industry and investors a single event to learn about cutting-edge Midwestern therapeutic technologies and start-up companies. The 2021 MWDD conference will offer feature technologies from most major Midwestern universities. Previous participating universities include Nebraska and the Nebraska Medical Center, Wisconsin’s WARF, Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa, Iowa State, Iowa, Mayo Clinic, Note Dame, Kentucky, Cincinnati Children’s, Missouri, Oklahoma, Purdue and Colorado. Ample spaces dedicated to networking will be available for…

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Entrepreneur Workshop Series: Regulatory Strategy

October 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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 in collaboration with SEED (Small Business Education and Entrepreneurial Development). The workshop includes breakout rooms on drugs and biologics, therapeutic devices and digital health, and diagnostic tests.

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ABC of SBIR/STTR Funding

October 7, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am CDT
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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Lunch and Learn: Understanding how your invention will make money – The business model

October 7, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT
FREE Live Webinar

Attendees to this event will learn about how the venture will become economically self-sufficient a requirement of all ongoing businesses. Even if you plan to license your technology, the licensee will want to understand how they will profit by licensing your technology so preparing a business model is essential to successfully commercialize your research. 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…

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

October 13, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CDT
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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Lunch and Learn – How to Assess the Market of your Technology

October 15, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT
FREE Live Webinar

You Can Love Your Technology... Just Don't Be in Love with It! Presented by: Rick Swatloski, PhD TreMonti Consulting   – 16 years experience in technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and economic development – Ph.D. in Chemistry, 50+ peer-reviewed publications, highly cited (more than 18,000 citations) – Co-inventor on 7 U.S. patent applications and 50+ with foreign equivalents – Former Director of the Office of Technology Transfer at the University of Alabama – Involved in the management of 600+ invention disclosures, 700+…

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SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH

October 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Free Virtual Presentation

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.

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November 2021

Lunch and Learn: Startup’s key legal issues

November 4, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CDT
FREE Live Webinar

Attendees to this event will learn about how to protect the commercial value of your research. Additionally, we’ll explore the various legal structures from which you’ll select your startup’s legal formation. This seminar will provide you with your startup’s legal basics and prepare you for meeting with legal counsel and is not a substitute for obtaining that counsel. About the speaker: Wally Meyer helps startups achieve their marketplace potential. As founder and director of the Entrepreneurship Program at the University…

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ABC of SBIR/STTR Funding

November 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST
FREE Live Webinar

The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. Find out if your technology company is eligible for non-dilutive (FREE) federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program. Join us for this webinar covering SBIR/STTR program basics including program purpose;…

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Developing the commercialization plan for SBIR/STTR Proposals

November 16, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am CST
Free Virtual Presentation

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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DOD Rebranded Components

November 16, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm CST
FREE Live Webinar

Join this virtual training and learn the goals and initiatives of DOD’s rebranded components. We’ll review DOD’s mission and provide an overview of all DOD components. AFWERX, SPARTN, SOFWERX, xTechsearch, etc… all have a different focus, eligibility requirements, and solicitation deadlines. Learn which ones participate in the SBIR/STTR programs, How the components differ, and How to find open BAA’s and deadlines. ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Monique Branham Monique Branham is a BBCetc Principal Consultant, she joined the company in July of…

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“From the Sources’ Mouth” with NASA

November 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
FREE Live Webinar

Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from NASA program manager. 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.  Join this workshop and learn, from the sources, what is needed for a successful proposal to NASA. The session is ideal for technology-based entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses familiar with the SBIR/STTR programs who want to learn more.…

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December 2021

Lunch and Learn: Estimating the Commercial Value of Your Invention

December 3, 2021 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm CST
FREE Live Webinar

When negotiating with investors to establish a valuation for your startup, the first step is to develop financial projections (pro format financials) that include a forecast of sales, expenses, and profits for the new venture. In this event, attendees will learn about the basics of forecasting and how to negotiate the best valuation and deal terms for your startup based on that forecast. About the speaker: Wally Meyer helps startups achieve their marketplace potential. As founder and director of the…

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Department of Education (ED) SBIR/STTR Program Overview

December 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is administered out of its research office, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Learn how to lay the groundwork for your ED SBIR/STTR proposal in our BBCetc virtual classroom. After a review of the SBIR/STTR program goals and eligibility, our expert will review the nuances of the program, including funding rates, application components, and scoring criteria. You’ll learn: How to communicate with the Program Manager How…

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ABC of SBIR/STTR Funding

December 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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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Department of Defense (DOD) Proposal Development

December 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EST

This Dept. of Defense-focused workshop provides detailed instruction on preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DOD, including both technical and commercialization plans, and navigating the submission process. Presented by DOD SBIR/STTR expert, Monique Branham, the program will also cover: SBIR/STTR program basics and up-to-date information on the DoD program An understanding of the differences between DoD components Tips on how to identify a topic The importance of talking to Technical Points of Contact during the pre-release period…

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January 2022

DOE Proposal Preparation Essentials

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm EST
Webinar

If you are considering a submission to DOE SBIR/STTR program, you don’t want to miss this virtual classroom. Our experts will review what’s needed for a successful Department of Energy (DOE) proposal and review information on R&D and commercialization. We’ll review: Writing your Letter of Intent The structure, policies, procedures, and mission of the DOE Eligibility requirements, review criteria, and the selection process How to plan your project and collect necessary documents How to write your proposal to meet reviewer…

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

January 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
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 Center…

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SBIR/STTR 101

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
FREE Live Webinar

Find out how the government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs can provide a source of R&D funding between the initial development of your innovative idea and proof that it has potential in the marketplace. The two programs make over $4 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually! Join our experts in the virtual session to learn what it takes to participate in the programs. We’ll review, eligibility requirements, participating…

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