• Learn How to Write a Competitive Proposal to Access Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars through SBIR/STTR Grants!

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    Name: Learn How to Write a Competitive Proposal to Access Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars through SBIR/STTR Grants!
    Date: February 5, 2020 - February 7, 2020
    Event Description:
    First Flight Venture Center's 2020 FAST Cohort program can help you to accelerate the process of receiving this critical capital! Experts from a nationally recognized firm, Eva Garland Consulting, will be conducting a 2-day Boot Camp that is FREE of charge to companies who are selected to attend.  
     
    The Boot Camp includes a welcome reception and keynote address from John Hardin, Executive Director North Carolina Department of Commerce, Science, Technology & Innovation, who oversees the ONE NC Small Business Program which has provided millions in funding to successful NC SBIR/STTR recipients.

    Boot Camp: Up to 30 science-focused startup companies will be selected for a cohort who will receive support in submitting a Phase I SBIR/STTR application during the 2020 calendar year. Participants selected for the 2020 FAST Cohort will receive an extensive grant-readiness Boot Camp held on Feb. 5-6, 2020 at First Flight Venture Center in Research Triangle Park. Companies will engage in two-days of targeted grant readiness evaluation and mentor engagement.

    Companies must meet the following criteria:
     
    • Company must be headquartered in North Carolina
    • The company must submit a Phase I SBIR/STTR application during 2020.
    • The company should be seeking support for the preparation of a Phase I SBIR or STTR application only. Fast Track and Direct-to-Phase II applicants are not eligible.
    Date/Time Information:
    February 5
    • Noon - 5:00pm SBIR/STTR Grant Readiness Boot Camp
    • 5:00 - 7:00pm Welcome reception with Keynote Speaker, John Hardin, Executive Director, North Carolina Dept. of Commerce Science, Technololgy & Innovation
     
    February 6
    • 8:30am - 1:00pm SBIR/STTR Grant Readiness Boot Camp
    Fees/Admission:
    No cost to companies who are selected to attend.  Learn more and apply.
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