January 18, 2024
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Wyoming SBDC Network is partnering with the University of Wyoming (UW) team that is part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) funding I-Corps Hub Great Plains Region to bring this half-day virtual workshop. Attendees will learn about small business innovation research (SBIR) and small business technology transfer (STTR) opportunities. Jim Greenwood will provide helpful tips and a recommended process for developing a competitive Phase I proposal. While material is relevant to all SBIR/STTR agencies, National Science Foundation will be emphasized.
Dr. Ramsankar Veerakumar, an assistant instructional professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and one of UW’s I-Corps contacts will briefly share information on the NSF I-Corps Great Plains Region Hub which trains researchers to develop business models based on customer discovery and provides mentorship to evaluate a business idea.
There is an opportunity to meet one-on-one for strategy discussions with the presenter, Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group following today’s training from 12:30 – 3:30. Preference for scheduling one-on-ones will be given to Wyoming small businesses. Email Haigler@uwyo.edu for one-on-one scheduling.
Presenter: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group Inc. Greenwood is a nationally recognized trainer and proposal reviewer for the SBIR and STTR programs. Greenwood taught SBIR/STTR workshops in 48 states plus Puerto Rico and Washington D.C., offering training through local and regional economic development groups, universities, federal laboratories, SBDCs and MEPs.