Sunday, January 16, 2011

SBIR/STTR Webinars - 2011 - Registration Info

Free Online SBIR/STTR Grant Prep Webinars Available

The Florida Economic Gardening Institute is providing a series of free online webinars about SBIR/STTR funding opportunities.

Log on for six sessions to learn how research faculty, students, and technology entrepreneurs can access these government dollars for technology commercialization by working closely with small technology firms that are seeking universities and their research faculty as SBIR partners.

In addition to an extensive overview on success strategies for writing winning SBIR Phase II proposals, these webinar workshops will focus on the STTR program, which requires collaboration between universities and faculty that are interested in spinning their research into innovative technology startup companies.

Hear from Gail and Jim Greenwood, experts in SBIR/STTR proposal writing, as they provide an in-depth discussion of a simple, yet highly effective, four-step process for developing a competitive SBIR Phase II proposal.

Over $2 billion in SBIR grants will be awarded to innovative small and startup technology companies this year. Learn how your company can get governmental funding to expand your commercialization efforts.

Please register at

The Florida Economic Gardening Institute was created by the 2009 Florida Legislature as the Economic Gardening Technical Assistance Program to stimulate investment in Florida’s economy by providing technical assistance for expanding businesses in the state. Qualified companies must be engaged in the following sectors to receive no-cost technical assistance: Manufacturing; Finance & Insurance Services; Wholesale Trade; Information Industries; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Management Services; and, Administrative & Support Services. Additional information is available at

Florida Economic Gardening Institute
12201 Research Parkway, Suite 501, Orlando, FL 32826


SBIR Workshops

· All online webinars run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. (EST)

· Monday, February 7th

· Phase I: Basics of SBIR/STTR

· Monday, February, 14th

· Phase I: Identifying agencies

· Monday, February 28th

· Phase I: Developing the proposal

· Monday, March 7th

· Phase II: Basics of Phase II

· Monday, March 14th

· Phase II: Developing the Phase II proposal

· Monday, March 21st

· Phase II: The Phase II Commercialization Plan

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