Small Business Workshop – Navigating the Federal Grants Process

Date/Time: April 4, 2013 from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Western Carolina University at Biltmore Park


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Agenda & Workshop Objectives

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  • Provide an overview of the Federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants programs. 
  • Review the 11 Federal agencies with SBIR/STTR programs and how each differs in interests and expectations. 
  • Introduce the “alphabet soup” of DOD budgeting and assist the participant in navigating the budgeting process. 
  • Provide one-on-one dialog sessions with subject-matter experts.
  • Provide networking opportunities for potential partnerships and joint pursuits.

Target Audience

Small business and entrepreneurs interested in capturing federal grants, especially in the SBIR/STTR programs.

Benefit for You as a Participant

You will acquire a clearer understanding of the Federal grant process and specific agencies to increase your probability of win on proposals.

Cost & Registration

This event is free; however, we encourage you to register online because space is limited. Click here to register


Sponsored by the NC Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) and Western Carolina University (WCU).