Join our team of SBIR experts and the FAST (Federal and State Technology) Center of Illinois for an SBIR/STTR webinar event from 1:00-2:00pm on Tuesday, October 31.
Are you an innovator with an early-stage technology that has commercial potential? Please join U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Dr. Eileen Chant, on October 31 at 1 PM CT for a deep dive into the DOE SBIR/STTR Programs. DOE SBIR/STTR provides early-stage, nondilutive R&D funding for small businesses to develop their technology and commercialize it. Come learn about the surprising breadth of topics funded by DOE SBIR/STTR! Additionally, we will discuss how to access DOE SBIR/STTR application and awardee assistance programs, such as TABA, and what you need to be considering now regarding commercialization and partnering. The presentation will be followed by Q&A from the audience.
Dr. Eileen Chant has over 25 years of industrial experience in the energy technologies space and subsequently joined the DOE as the Outreach Program Manager at the Office of SBIR/STTR Programs in 2020. She received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
After the presentation, teams will have the opportunity to ask questions. Office Hours are also available by signing up online.
This is a free, virtual event, but registration is required. The link to the webinar will be emailed to you upon completion of your registration. Recording Notice: By registering for this webinar, you acknowledge and agree that it will be recorded and shared online for public viewing.
For more information and how to access more resources, visit the FAST Center at Illinois website.
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are highly competitive programs that encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) with the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR and STTR enable small businesses to explore their technological potential and provide the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation's R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated, and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.