Upcoming  Events:

 

SBIR 101

The SBIR-STTR Assistance Center (SSAC) staff will provide an overview of the SBIR-STTR program, what it takes to win these non-equity position dollars and how they help double your chances of winning. Held the second Wednesday of each month, as well as the fourth Tuesday. (not including December, see times below) you will learn how this Federal grant program helps small technology companies with their research and development. Attendees will gain an overview of the agencies involved, learn if their company and technology are applicable and how to avoid missteps in applying for these competitive grants as well as ‘front-door’ approaches to success.

Cost: No charge for this workshop, and seating is limited

Registration: Email UTAHSBIR-STTRCenter@utah.gov with your name, number of attendees and best contact phone

Location: Salt Lake Community College – Miller Campus  9750 South 300 West, Sandy.

Corporate Partnership Building (9690 is building address) Third Floor – Room 333

When:

    Second Wednesday of Every Month: Noon-1:00 PM and
    Fourth Tuesday of Every Month: 5:30-6:30 PM

   Change of date:

  • September 29 moved to September 22 5:30-6:30 PM
  • November 11 moved to November 12 Noon -1:00 PM

    NO WORKSHOP Tuesday, November 24
    NO WORKSHOP Tuesday, December 22

Feedback on Previous Workshops:

SBIR-STTR Lecture with NIH Program Director

Dr. Matt Portnoy

April 28, 2015

Dr. Portnoy brought key insights to Utah’s companies, guiding them on how to best utilize and maximize the resources of the NIH SBIR-STTR program 

Comments:

  • I have already followed up and have something scheduled for next week!
  • We really appreciate putting this together and we know the director’s visit to Salt Lake helps all of us when we apply for funds.
  • The tour of the facility was a nice extra!

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Gaining Access to the National Science Foundation’s SBIR-STTR Program

Lead by Dr. Jesus Soriano, NSF Program Director and Mary Cardon, SSAC Director

February 20, 2014

Comments:

  • Thanks – very helpful!
  • GREAT information – thanks for hosting
  • Learned a lot and was able to ask questions of the Program Director – great opportunity!

Hill Air Force Base SBIR-STTR Program REVEALED

Hill Air Force Base Museum

May 2014

This free event allowed Program Managers and Small Business Specialists from Hill AFB as well as the staff of Utah’s SBIR-STTR Assistance Center provided insights to the SBIR program locally and tips on winning proposals.

Comments:

  • Informative and open briefing
  • Appreciate information/support
  • Excellent information
  • Informative

Capitalizing on SBIR-STTR Funding: Make Your Phase I a Winner

Led by Mary Cardon – SSAC Director

When: February 2014 in Orem, Utah
Tips to help you win and receive answers to your questions. If you have submitted and were not funded, we can help you restart. If you are new to the process, this provides a solid foundation to begin.

Comments:

  • This was GREAT! Thank you
  • Worksheets are great!
  • Very interesting! Thanks!
  • Very informative…well suited for first time Phase I proposal submitters
  • Excellent! Helpful

Capitalizing on SBIR-STTR Funding: Make Your Phase I a Winner

Led by Mary Cardon – SSAC Director

When: September 2013 in Logan, Utah
Tips to help you win and receive answers to your questions. If you have submitted and were not funded, we can help you restart. If you are new to the process, this provides a solid foundation to begin.

Comments:

  • Great Workshop
  • Easy to follow and helpful
  • I learned a great deal more than I expected!

2-Day SBIR-STTR Workshop: Phase I Proposal Preparation and Cost Proposal Preparation

Led by Jim Greenwood – SBIR-STTR National Expert

When: March 2013
Tips to help you win and receive answers to your questions. If you have submitted and were not funded, we can help you restart. If you are new to the process, this provides a solid foundation to begin.

Comments:

  • This was a wonderful program , very beneficial
  • Great Information!
  • Enjoyed the presenter, very knowledgeable and excellent job maintaining energy level
  • …appreciated the non-threatening, collegial manner in which issues, questions were addressed
  • Very good presentation and knowledge