How to secure federal funds for small business

Jul 17 3:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Event Details

Date: 17 July 2024

Location: Virtual Meeting (Live)

Time: 3 PM – 5 PM

Join the San José State Silicon Valley SBDC workshop to learn about The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs which provide an opportunity for small businesses to tap into federal funding to conduct research and development on promising new innovations and technologies.

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs provide an opportunity for small businesses to tap into federal funding to conduct research and development on promising new innovations and technologies. With $4 billion available annually, the programs are a source of seed capital for early-stage companies. SBIR/STTR funding can also serve as a pathway to equity financing by allowing businesses to demonstrate the feasibility of new technologies and move toward commercialization. This webinar will cover the following:

• Overview of the SBIR and STTR programs

• Qualifications and eligibility requirements for SBIR/STTR funding

• How to determine if your innovation is a good fit for SBIR/STTR funding

• How to search SBIR/STTR solicitations and topics

• Grants versus Contracts

• Difference between SBIR and STTR

• Steps to preparing a SBIR/STTR proposal

• Tips for increasing your success in securing SBIR/STTR funding

Date: July 17th

Time: 3 PM – 5 PM

Location: Virtual Meeting (Live)


Presenter:

Charles Eason is a SBIR/STTR Advisor with Tech Futures Group (TFG) which is a program of the Northern California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and has been providing counseling and training on SBIR/STTR funding since 1995. In addition to providing training and counseling, Mr. Eason has direct experience with the SBIR/STTR program through his company, OPTEMA Development Corporation, which is a past National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I, Phase II, and Phase IICC STTR awardee.

The information provided in this webinar and any supplementary materials provided to registrants are intended for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute professional financial or legal advice. No registrant should act or fail to act on the basis of any material contained in this webinar without obtaining proper financial, legal or other professional advice specific to their situation. The Northern CaliforniaSmall Business Development Center, and its host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any of the information presented in this webinar. By registering for this webinar you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, accept and agree to the above disclaimer and that under no circumstances shall the Northern California Small Business Development Center or it’s host, the HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation, be held liable for any claims, losses, or damages of any kind or nature arising out of or in any way related to the information provided in this webinar and/or the registrant’s use of or reliance on said information.