9 AM - 4 PM
Cost: $125 for Michigan residents; $250 all others
This seminar presents essential information for crafting a competitive SBIR/STTR proposal that meets the unique requirements of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
WHAT YOU’LL COME AWAY WITH:
- Current information on the SBIR/STTR program
- Strategies for targeting your proposal to meet the mission and requirements of the NIH as well as the reviewers’ expectations
- Technological innovation and commercial merit – what this really means
- Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Preparing a Commercialization Plan
- Navigating the often complicated process of electronic submission
- What to do once you learn you are going to be funded (and what to do next if you learn you are not)
NOTE: Lunch for both days is included in the registration fee.
Speaker: Andrea Johanson, PhD, Principal Consultant,BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting (BBCetc)
Speaker Information: Andrea Johanson is a BBCetc Principal Consultant with over 18 years of experience in leading international collaborative research projects. Prior to joining BBC in 2006, she was responsible for developing a portfolio of agricultural biotechnology projects at Michigan State University’s Institute of International Agriculture, and for reporting to federal funding agencies about the program. She holds a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Reading University, in the UK, a Masters in Plant Pathology from Cornell University, and a Master of Arts in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.