Center for Innovative Technology

Customer Capture begins In Your Phase I SBIR

Virtual

How will you leverage your SBIR/STTR Phase I project into future funded work and sales revenue? Identifying your markets and principals early in Phase I is a key success criteria. Join us in this webinar to learn specific steps towards long-term viability. Cost: Virginia based co’s & University $15, All others $45

The Business of Phase III SBIR at DOD

Virtual

Just exactly what is a SBIR/STTR Phase III and what does it take to get there? Does the SBIR/STTR program fund Phase III? Answer: no. Join us in this webinar to understand who funds DoD Phase III and how you can access those funds. Cost: Virginia based co’s & University $15, All others $45

Understanding the Differences in Angel, Seed, and Venture Capital

Virtual

Early stage companies considering a pathway to secure dilutive funding from Angel, Seed, and Venture Capital may not understand the nuances between these various forms of funding. Understanding these differences can be key to approaching each with the correct intentions and expected outcomes. Cost: Virginia based firms & university, FREE; All others $25

“Multi-Agency SBIR/STTR Overview” Webinar

Virtual – Zoom

This 5 hour session will present an overview of all participating SBIR Agencies, with information about funding amounts, how to approach, standard deadlines, tips for preparation, major differences from other agencies, and next steps. We'll then have more detailed discussion on some of the major agencies such as DOD, NIH and NSF. A great session to understand what agencies are a fit for your and how to begin. This session is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

“University Participation in SBIR/STTR — Eligibility Rules, PI Requirements, Compliance, and More”

Virtual – Zoom

This session is designed for university officials at Virginia based institutions, tech transfer offices, university researchers, university based entrepreneurship programs, and other university related programs interested in supporting entrepreneurship and collaborative research via the SBIR and STTR programs. University researchers participating in an SBIR or STTR project - either as a sub-contractor or as the small business owner - must be aware of the specific rules for SBIR/STTR that may differ from other projects. Understanding these rules are critical to successful participation and compliance. This webinar covers eligibility rules for SBIR/STTR, Primary Investigator Requirements, sub-contracting rules/limitations, University lab vs. Small business facilities, "Waste, Fraud and Abuse" efforts by the Federal Agencies, and more. This event is funded in part through a grant award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Tips to Developing an Effective Investor Pitch Deck

Virtual

The Investor “Pitch Deck” is one of the most important documents you will create when seeking outside capital. This session will review a standard pitch deck, including the level of detail that it should include. Cost: Virginia based co’s & University FREE, All others $25

Train The Trainer SBIR/STTR — Granting Vs. Contracting Agencies Webinar

Virtual

The goal of this session is to help the directors, mentors, leaders, and counselors of numerous entrepreneurial support programs in Virginia to better understand SBIR/STTR in order to better support their clients, cohorts, and constituents. This is NOT meant for potential small business applicants.

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