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SBIR Info & Advising Session

April 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join The Brink and OIC for an SBIR Info & Advising Session to learn everything you wanted to know about SBIR funding. This workshop, offered in partnership between The Brink SBDC at the University of San Diego and the Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) at UC San Diego, is designed for researchers, faculty, and entrepreneurs who have started or are thinking of starting an innovative company. No prior knowledge is necessary. Lunch will be provided.

This event will cover the basics:

  • What is an SBIR grant
  • Agencies offering SBIR grants
  • Phases and award money
  • Who can apply
  • How to search for a grant
  • Application overview: Proposal sections
  • Approach to writing
  • Timing and planning
  • 1:1 advising and Q&A with presenters

 

HOSTS

Amy Duncan – Director of The Brink SBDC at University of San Diego (USD)

Jacques Charazi – Director of Student Entrepreneurship and The Basement at UCSD


INSTRUCTORS

Erick Page-Littleford 

Director of Small Business Innovation Research & Technology Transfer (SBIRTT) for the Office of Investment and Innovation (OII). He provides leadership over the implementation and coordination of the annual $4.5 billion Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs and the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership program, enabling innovative U.S. small businesses to translate innovative research into commercial products and services.

Matt Hutton

Matt Hutton is a Brink SBDC Advisor and civil engineer with years of experience with SBIR grant writing and grant execution. He has degrees in environmental engineering, has studied biomechanics, and has been with the SBDC in California for over 5 years. He teaches The Brink SBIR Writing Group.

Christina Niemeyer, PhD

Christina is Principal of i2 Grants Associates. Since 1998, Christina has prepared and written over 50 grants, and has published over 15 scientific papers. Her areas of expertise are cancer, nanotechnology, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, proteolytic pathways, animal models, and drug delivery.

Patrik Schmidle

Patrik Schmidle is Founder and CEO of CARI Health, a company that has received over $4.3 million in government grant funding

Caroline Arzoo

Caroline is Director of Partnerships and Business Development at OmniSync. She is a passionate connector of people. A graduate of UC Santa Barbara’s Technology Management Program, Caroline’s experiences in the startup ecosystem drive her to support entrepreneurs at every turn. Caroline looks to empower innovators and their partners to achieve their leading goals.

 

COURSE FORMAT 

This session will be in person in the Design and Innovation Building – 1st Floor, Room 151 [The Basement] at UC San Diego, 9510 Innovation Ln, La Jolla, Ca 92093.

Navigation resource & important parking instructions: Getting Here (ucsd.edu). Details for arrival and parking will be provided upon registration.

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Website:
https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/18431

Venue

UC San Diego – The Basement (Design & Innovation Building, 1st Floor)
9510 Innovation Lane
La Jolla, CA 92093 United States
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Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Categories:
, , , ,
Website:
https://sdsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/18431

Venue

UC San Diego – The Basement (Design & Innovation Building, 1st Floor)
9510 Innovation Lane
La Jolla, CA 92093 United States
+ Google Map