SBIR 101, WTC’s popular introductory workshop on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is coming to Bellingham, Washington. SBIR 101 is being held Wednesday, February 16, 2005, from 8 a.m. to noon at Rivetek’s headquarters, 1315 Cornwall Avenue.
If you are an entrepreneur interested in learning more about how your company can benefit from federal funding for R&D projects, you won’t want to miss this informative session.
The federal government sets aside $1.8 billion annually in Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding for companies who seek financial assistance with technology research and production development. Your company may be eligible to receive up to $850,000 in federal R&D funding.
In this half-day seminar, professionals knowledgeable about the SBIR process will walk you through the basics of what it takes to win one of these competitive grants. Focus areas include:
* Assessing your eligibility
* Evaluating if SBIR is the right program for your company’s R&D goals
* Navigating the SBIR process and target the agencies that are the best fit for you
* Understanding the proposal process
* Tips for preparing compelling, clear and concise applications
Cost to attend SBIR 101 is $40 and includes breakfast and program materials.
The Bellingham SBIR 101 workshop is being held in partnership with the Bellingham-Whatcom EDC and TAG, the Northwest Chapter of WSA.
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