Looking for non-dilutive funding through the SBIR/STTR program?  Want expert personalized assistance?

Life Science Washington Institute’s SBIR/STTR Assistance Program provides resources to guide you every step of the way!


  • Current information on SBIR/STTR programs
  • Strategies for targeting your proposal to address the requirements of the NIH
  • 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


  • Planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR proposal in the next 12 months?
  • Interested in learning more about the program?
  • Supporting SBIR/STTR applicants?
  • From an academic institution interested in working with SBIR/STTR applicants as subcontractors and supporting personnel?



Funding for this program is provided by:

Upcoming Workshops/Events:

Considering submitting an SBIR Application?  Want to learn the nuts and bolts of SBIR applications?

Join us for a visit with Greg Evans, PhD of the SBIR Development Center at the National Cancer Institute on September 5th! Visit the Upcoming Events Page for additional details. 

Event Registration: HERE 

Schedule an Individual Meeting: Potential grant applicants are asked to email a 1-2 page executive summary or Specific Aims page to Laura@lswinstitute.org by August 26th at 5 pm.