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SBIR Training Series: ABCs of SBIR/STTR Funding

Is your technology company eligible for non-dilutive federal funding through the government’s SBIR/STTR program? Join us for this webinar covering SBIR/STTR program basics including program purpose; eligibility; and sources of funding. It is designed to provide enough information for attendees to determine if they would like to seriously pursue proposal development and tools to help begin the process. You’ll leave knowing: the difference between SBIR and STTR, which federal agencies participate and eligibility requirements.

Presented By, Megan Varnum, Ph.D.
Megan joined BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting as a Principal Consultant in 2019 with a wealth of experience in leading biological technologies on the path to commercialization. As CEO of FibrosIX Inc., a Michigan company developing compounds for the treatment or prevention of fibrosis-related disorders, Megan was involved in all aspects of planning and operation of the company. This included writing an SBIR grant proposal, which was awarded from the National Cancer Institute. Her prior experience includes serving as an Entrepreneur in Residence for Michigan State University’s Spartan Innovations where she assisted MSU researchers in translating their technologies into startup businesses. While at MSU, she managed the launch of two startups and assisted in preparation of both NIH and NSF STTR proposals. A former Research Associate of the Scripps Research Institute, Megan received a B.S degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a PhD from Boston University.

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BBCetc is nationally recognized for its success in helping emerging companies win SBIR/STTR funding and use it strategically to propel growth. BBCetc’s Michigan clients have been awarded over $302 million in funding since 2002. www.bbcetc.com / 734.930.9741 / info@bbcetc.com / @BBC_etc

 

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