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New York Genome Center
101 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10013
United States

Event Date

Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) SBIR/STTR programs? The two programs award over $2.5 billion in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex but the impact of receiving millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort!


Learn more about SBIR/STTR funding from nationally recognized expert, Becky Aistrup, program director for SBIR Impact NYC. During this 1.5-day session focused on the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Becky will cover program essentials and how to compete for funding. Training is open to the public and will include:


  • Information about eligibility for the SBIR Impact NYC program and how to apply
  • SBIR/STTR program basics
  • NIH SBIR/STTR program specifics
  • How to approach each section of your proposal
  • Planning your commercialization strategy
  • Writing to meet the reviewers’ expectations
  • Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them

Feedback from 15 years of attendees has overwhelming endorsed this session as a critical component in successful proposal development.


Day One ends at 4:30 p.m.
Day Two ends at noon

PLEASE NOTE: This training is mandatory for those who will be submitting applications for Cycle 3 of the 2018-19 SBIR Impact Program.

Cost: $75




SBIR Impact NYC is an initiative of the New York City Economic Development Corporation