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SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Essentials for NIH

Mon 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
2 sessions ending Tue, Jun 2
Topic: Technology

Description: The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.6 billion in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex with a steep learning curve, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort. This two-part program provides an overview of SBIR/STTR funding followed by essential information for crafting a competitive proposal that meets the mission and requirements of the NIH SBIR/STTR program and then a chance to meet privately with the presenter to discuss your project and questions. Agenda for program: Morning Day 1: SBIR/STTR basics in general (Please register for the separate SBIR/STTR 101 event if you wish to attend this session). Afternoon Day 1: Proposal Preparation for NIH Morning Day 2: Proposal Preparation for NIH. Afternoon Day 2: one on one coaching appointments with Ms. Airstrup. About the Presenter: Becky Aistrup, Principal Consultant, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting. Prior to joining BBCetc in 2012, Becky was the SBIR/STTR Program Director for the Minnesota Science and Technology Authority. Becky’s professional background includes over 20 years of experience working within the medical, biotech, advanced materials and electronics industries, and consulting with technology companies on SBIR/STTR funding. She holds a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Kansas and M.B.A. from the University of Minnesota. About BBC: BBCetc is a nationally recognized entrepreneurial consulting group specializing in helping emerging companies to win SBIR/STTR funding and use it strategically to propel growth. Its services include training courses and one-on-one consulting in the areas of technology assessment, SBIR/STTR proposal development, commercialization planning, and grants and contracts management.

Co-Sponsor(s): UD Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, Delaware Technology Park

Registration DOES NOT include the SBIR/STTR 101 morning session on June 1st. Out of state businesses or those needing more information on SBIR/STTR should contact Daniel Eliot at for payment information. There is no charge for faculty of any Delaware college or university, or businesses located in Delaware. Cost is $299 for out of state businesses.

Fee: No Cost

Phone: (302) 856-1555


Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Delaware Technology Park 15 Innovation Way Newark, DE 19711

Located at the intersection of Rt. 72 and Wyoming Road at 15 Innovation Way and is the first building on your right on Wyoming Road. Turn right into the parking lot and park in front of the building. Additional parking is available behind the building. All visitors must enter the building through the front entrance.

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