The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) is pleased to present this SBIR/STTR Virtual Classroom event on Thursday, June 4, 2020 for Vermont businesses involved in Research and Development (R&D). Technology companies eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs should attend this event. The two programs award $3.2 billion annually from 11 federal agencies. For one of them, the National Science Foundation, Vermont submitted only 62 applications from 2009 to 2018.
here is plenty of room for growth. Lamoille County manufacturer NextGen Balancing Technologies recently received an USAF SBIR Phase 1 award. George Allen, Partner at NextGen said, “The support my company received from PTAC was a major factor in our receiving an SBIR grant. I highly recommend them to all, especially those going through the process for the first time.”
This Virtual Classroom will provide enough detail to understand the SBIR/STTR programs and a fit for Vermont technologies. Nationally known speakers from BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc) will present several topics. BBCetc is nationally recognized for its success in helping emerging companies win SBIR/STTR funding and use it strategically to propel growth.
• Overview of the NIH SBIR/STTR Programs
• SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Essentials for Granting Agencies
• Overview of how to Navigate Contracting Agencies
• Preparing a Credible SBIR/STTR Budget
Thursday, June 4, 2020
8:30am – 3:30pm (scheduled breaks)
For more information and to register for this event, please visit https://vtptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/723 or call (802) 828-5237. Space is limited.