Spartan Innovations and BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting are hosting two events this upcoming year for MSU faculty, post-docs, staff, and graduate students. Learn about federal STTR/SBIR grant programs and commercialization funding. Both of these events are free to MSU faculty, staff and students and lunch will be provided!
Lunch & Learn: Not All Grants are Created Equal!
Tuesday, February 23rd from 11:30am - 1pm
This event will focus on the transition from research grants to SBIR/STTR proposals. Don't assume they are one in the same! Andrea Johanson, PhD, will be presenting on their differences and how to be successful in SBIR/STTR. Don't miss this opportunity to gain the necessary knowledge for succeeding in these programs.
Register at: https://bbctraining22316.eventbrite.com
Morning Session and Lunch & Learn: Intro to SBIR/STTR and Commercialization Planning
Wednesday, April 20th from 9am - 1:30pm
This second event will begin with a morning training session on SBIR/STTR eligibility, selecting the right agency, and components of a competitive proposal. Followed by a Lunch & Learn concentrated on the essentials of a credible commercialization plan. Lisa Kurek, with a background in biomedical technology and a nationally recognized trainer in grant-writing and commercialization will be presenting, making this an event you don't want to miss!
Register at: https://bbctraining42015.eventbrite.com