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Winning Federal Research Grants: SBIR/STTR Workshop

Thursday, August 26 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm • Organized By Missouri SBDC at UMKC
4747 Troost Ave, Suite 114, Kansas City, MO 64110

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An introductory look at how to win Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Research grants.

Learn how to find, apply, and create a strategies to gain funding for a growing technology business.

The highly competitive SBIR program encourages domestic small businesses to engage in federal research and research development (R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. SBIR enables small businesses to explore technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. Kansas City area companies have successfully funded their research with SBIR/STTR grants that can total up to $1.5 million for each business. Learn how your business could qualify.

Learn about what investors need to know and want to see before making an investment in a start-up.

Presented by Michele Weigand, Managing Partner of Focused Perspective with over 27 years of Finance and Business Development experience. Michele was the former Chief Investment Officer for KTEC and managed investments for GE Mortgage and GE Reinsurance.

ELEVATIONLAB and UMKC are currently working to follow local health regulations. The course will be online through zoom or blended (your choice) with learning in-person or online. Details will continue to be shared!

Scholarships may be available, check them out here and apply if you qualify. 

When
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Elevation Lab at Missouri SBDC at UMKC
4747 Troost Ave
Suite 114
Kansas City, MO 64110
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