Federal Grants for Small Business Owners to Fund your Innovations! – HCC Alief Hayes

July 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Did you know $2 billion to $2.5 billion is granted annually to support small business innovation?
This SBIR workshop begins with some basics of the SBIR/STTR programs and then covers the process for developing a competitive proposal, and ends with an awardee panel discussion.
The workshop is suitable for newcomers to the SBIR/STTR programs, as well as those who have previously submitted proposals but have not received awards.
The SBIR program (Small Business Innovation Research) is a federal program administered by eleven U.S. federal agencies to provide early-stage Research and Development funding to small technology companies or individuals who will be developing a product and company. The STTR Program (Small Business Technology Transfer) is a similar program that supports small businesses teaming up with nonprofit research entities, such as a university.
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PRESENTATION TOPICS:
 SBIR & STTR Program Overview
 Developing a Competitive Grant Proposal – How to succeed with the application process
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PANEL: SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS – EXPERIENCED SBIR/STTR GRANT RECIPIENTS
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Featured Speakers:
 Mark Winchester, Deputy District Director, Small Business Administration, Houston District
 Debra Mansfield, Owner, Debra Mansfield Business Services, Advance Coach SXSW Accelerator, Advisor, TMCx Accelerator
 Tim Jeffcoat – Panel Moderator – Small Business Administration District Director, Houston District
Smal Business Owner Panelists – SBIR/STTR Grant Recipients & Implementers:
 Michael Heffernan, PhD, PE- Fannin Innovation Studio
 Dean Baker, Advanced Powder Solutions
 Dr. Glauco Souza, Nano3D Biosciences
REGISTER NOW
 Event Fee: FREE
 Thanks to our partners and sponsors, we offer this event at no cost to ALL attendees!

 Registration is REQUIRED!
 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM – Check-In and Networking
 Reserve your seat now and note,
 ALL REGISTRANTS SHOULD ARRIVE, CHECK-IN AND BE IN YOUR SEAT BY 8:45 AM OR YOU MAY HAVE FORFEITED YOUR SEAT/RESERVATION.
 AT 8:45 AM, ALL UNOCCUPIED SEATS WILL BE OPENED TO WALK-IN REGISTRANTS.

 

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