NSF SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Virtual Classroom


The NSF SBIR/STTR program funds almost EVERY type of technology, awarding over $200M each year to high risk, high payoff technology R&D with a clear commercialization opportunity. Join our live Virtual Classroom for an Interactive, 5 hour overview of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) grant programs. In addition to up-to-date information on the SBIR/STTR programs, we’ll take a deep dive into the NSF grant mechanisms, review how to navigate the NSF website and research projects qualities that would be considered Basic vs Translational, how to use web tools and how to avoid common pitfalls. Our virtual SBIR Classroom features activities and regular interaction with participants. Get your questions ready!

Coffee with CIT GAP Funds

Virtual – Zoom

Join us Friday at 9AM via zoom for Coffee with CIT GAP Funds. This week we will be breaking up into small groups led by Ian Frazier of 757 Accelerate, Mary Miller of RBTC RAMP, Josh Greeen of ICAP and Bob Smith of I-Corp at GW. You will have the opportunity to talk about your company, meet your peer CEOs, solicit feedback and help and provide feedback and help. Eighteen years of investing in startups - failures to unicorns and every in between - has shown me that the best companies have a small CEO peer group, use this zoom to grow yours.

2021 Virtual Coffee Connection – Sally Sheard, Liz Moore and Associates

The Coffee Connection (CC) is a networking event for business professionals on the Peninsula. This one and half-hour event will be hosted monthly from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM. These events are open to Members and Non-Members* (Pre-Registration Required). Capacity is limited, so register now.

Attending a DAP Event


This course explains the Direct Access Program (DAP) and how DAP provides Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and other small businesses with direct access to procurement decision makers from the federal government and the private sector through various networking events. Learn how to make the most of your attendance at a DAP event.

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