SBIR Phase II Workshop – June 20, PortTech Los Angeles

sba logoIn order to maximize the chances of creating a successful proposal for Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grants, your company has already met the first challenge – the highly competitive Phase I SBIR and/or STTR grant for concept development.  Now is the time to prepare a winning proposal for the larger $1M Phase II grant to complete research and development.   PortTech Los Angeles will host a SBIR Phase II Workshop focused on proper proposal preparation and the development of the commercialization plan. This workshop, unique to Southern California, will be presented by Tibbetts Award Advocate Dr. Marie Talnack. The Phase II Workshop emphasizes the commercialization plan, allocation of resources and preparations to implement the plan.

The Program Will Include:

  • Presentations by NSF and DHS Program Managers
  • The tools, tips, techniques, plans, collateral
  • Sample Proposals
  • Deliverables to meet proposal requirements
  • Best practices to maximize your chance of winning an award

Who Should Attend:

  • Technology-based entrepreneurs
  • Small innovative companies seeking funding
  • University researchers commercializing technology
  • Phase I and Phase II teams

What You’ll Receive:

  • Live presentations and Q&A from federal agency program managers
  • Specific preparation for developing the commercialization plan
  • Access to investors, letters of support, partnerships with PortTechLA
  • Instructions for journal entries for IP, reports and project management
  • Tips and tricks for preparing a winning proposal
  • Sample workplans, resumes and endorsements
  • In-depth understanding of SBIR/STTR scoring criteria

What:  SBIR/STTR Phase II Workshop

When:  June 20th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Registration opens at 8:30 AM)

Where:  PortTech Los Angeles Training Center

How Much:  $225 per person or $650 for company team (4 seats); discounts for 2 or 3 person teams also available.

Registration is limited to 20 attendees to provide comprehensive coverage of the Phase II proposal development process that is relevant to your application.

PortTech Los Angeles, a commercialization center and incubation program, promotes and develops companies with technologies that enable enterprises and consumers to meet their immediate and future environmental, energy, security and logistics goals. PortTechLA is an integral part in the Clean Tech Los Angeles Initiative, a founding member of the Business Incubation Network of Southern California and is a member of the National Business Incubation Association. The incubator is a cooperative effort of the City of Los Angeles, the Port of Los Angeles and the business communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. It is located adjacent to the Port of Los Angeles in the heart of the San Pedro Business Improvement and Arts, Culture and Entertainment Districts.