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SBIR/STTR Webinar: NSF Project Pitch & Recent Trends

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Illinois FAST Center
May 28, 2024   1:00 - 2:00 pm   Central Time
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Illinois FAST Center

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, May 28.

Interested in applying for NSF SBIR/STTR funding? It all begins with the NSF Project Pitch. Join us to learn how to prepare a strong NSF Project Pitch – which is required to receive an invitation to submit a full proposal to participate in America’s Seed Fund at the National Science Foundation. Our team will provide tips and insight into what should be included in each of the four sections of the Project Pitch as well as a discussion on recent trends in project pitches and how to best address them. We will conclude by offering an opportunity to ASK ANYTHING of our experienced IL FAST consultants about project pitch development – with the goal of achieving a successful NSF review and invitation to submit a full proposal.

After the presentation, and as noted above, teams will have the opportunity to ask questions from the FAST team. 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.

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