The SBIR/STTR Proposal Playbook: A Webinar Workshop for Drafting Winning Applications

In this detailed webinar workshop, you will come away with a solid understanding of what makes a good SBIR/STTR proposal and what the largest agencies are looking for, so you can maximize your chances of getting the funding you need for your venture. CU Boulder faculty and staff founders are highly encouraged to attend!

This will be a live webinar broadcasting from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by a 45-minute live Q&A. Food will not be provided at this "brown bag" event, so please bring your own lunch to the workshop if needed.


Pre-Proposal Work

  • Topic/Solicitation identification
  • Advice for contacting the agency
  • Understanding the registration process
  • Your team: roles, requirements according to each agency
  • Outlining the approach of your proposal

Getting Started on Proposal Preparation (Best practices for NIH, NSF and DoD applications)

  • Mistakes to avoid
  • What to expect and when to expect it
  • Best practices for crafting the technical narrative and research strategy sections
  • What to include in biosketches
  • Understanding how subawards, consultants, contractors and fee-for-service fit in to your proposal
  • Budgetreviews and concerns
  • Obtaining letters of support and what information they should include

This event is co-hosted by the CU Boulder Technology Transfer Office's Commercialization Academy program and the CU Boulder Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

Wednesday, January 23 at 11:00am to 12:45pm

University Memorial Center (UMC), 247
1669 Euclid Avenue, Boulder, CO 80309

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