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The Small Business Innovation Research Bootcamp

Thursday, April 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm • Organized By Small Business & Technology Development Center - University of Missouri Kansas City
4747 Troost Ave, Suite 114, Kansas City, Missouri 64110


Do you have an innovative, significant technology with commercial potential? Are you interested in or planning to apply for one of the lucrative SBIR or STTR research grants offered by the Federal Government? Then the SBIR Bootcamp may be right for you.  


Open to qualified participants within the Kansas City Metro area, the 2-day Bootcamp will be taught by Julie Assel, one of the area’s top grant-writers, together with our UMKC SBTDC technology development and commercialization experts Sally Williams and Jill Meyer.  They will lead you through the process of developing an SBIR or STTR grant proposal.  You will receive group and one-on-one coaching as you work through each section of the grant application.  By the end of the bootcamp you will have developed an outline for your grant proposal.

Funded by the Missouri University of Science and Technology under a National Science Foundation grant.  No cost for qualified participants to attend.

To qualify for participation, applicant must:

  • Apply through the UMKC SBTDC website: Application
  • Have working familiarity with the SBIR or STTR program, or have taken the UMKC SBTDC workshop “Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop”.
  • Provide a written description of their technology idea; idea must be innovative and significant with commercial potential as evaluated by the UMKC SBTDC Bootcamp coordinator.
  • Provide name, address, and contact information for a qualified researcher who has agreed to serve as principal investigator.
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4747 Troost Ave
Suite 114
Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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