Workshops: On-site and Virtual

SHARPhub offers a series of trainings to assist companies in their journey to SBIR/STTR proposal submission.

SBIR/STTR Workshop: Part 1

ABC’s of SBIR/STTR: Program Goals, Eligibility: Is it for you?
The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $3 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. In this session you will learn:

  • If you’re eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the SBIR/STTR program
  • What types of technologies the programs funds
  • Which federal agencies participate
  • How the money can be used
SBIR/STTR Workshop: Part 2

Proposal Prep for NIH
This training provides in depth knowledge on how to fund a startup company through the SBIR/STTR program. Detailed instruction on developing competitive proposals for the NIH SBIR/ STTR program were provided. The training included:

  • SBIR/STTR and NIH program basics
  • How to plan for and develop a competitive proposal
  • Writing to meet the reviewers’ expectations
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • How to fill out forms and registrations
SBIR/STTR Workshop: Part 3

Commercialization Planning for SBIR/STTR Proposals
A solid commercialization plan is a key differentiator in SBIR/STTR proposal reviews. This SHARPhub training focused on what NIH expects to see in a well-planned path to market. This half-day training covers:

  • Components of an effective plan
  • How to find and use cost effective market research to direct your efforts
  • Supporting documents needed
  • Other tips for preparing a commercialization plan
Training Workshops: On-site and Virtual