SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposal Prep with emphasis on National Science Foundation

SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposal Prep with emphasis on National Science Foundation

January 18, 2024
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Online Training


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.

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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.

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All Wyoming SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact: Jill Kline at (307) 766-3405 or [email protected]
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.


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