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Today, May 24, 2017 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Secrets of Successful SBIR/STTR Grantmanship for the Grandmasters.

The McGovern Center in collaboration with the Small Business Administration invite you to attend this free luncheon seminar with  a consultant who has been engaged in over 300 successfully funded SBIR/STTR project proposals over the last 10 years, and “grandmaster” practitioners of SBIR/STTR grantsmanship—accounting for $20M in funding from various agencies. It will offer specifics. It will also offer the opportunity for “one-on-one” consultations between experienced practitioners and aspirants.


  • Management and Science/Technical staff for Advanced Technology Start-ups/University Spinoff Companies
  • Faculty, graduate/professional students, and post-docs interested in moving research from the laboratory into practice


  • Strategies for improving proposal funding success rates
  • Key components of winning SBIR/STTR Proposals for University Spinoff Companies
  • Common barriers to SBIR/STTR success and approaches to overcome them
  • Illustrative case studies that demonstrate how companies produce winning proposals


See who are the panelists and download flyer here.

1-on-1s: A limited number of 30 minute one-on-one sessions are available in the afternoon to discuss SBIR/STTR strategy for your company/technology. Contact Chuck Schwerin for more details:

Questions: Please contact Lou Walcer, Director, The Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences, Cornell University.

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