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

The SBIR/STTR Assistance Program is a comprehensive program to increase participation by Washington state life science ventures. Its objective is to make writing and submitting an SBIR grant proposal easy and effective.  We are pleased to have assistance provided by experts such as Lisa Kurek from BBCetc and Robert Finney, who have extensive experience teaching the art of writing and winning SBIR/STTR grants.


Considering submitting an SBIR?  Come to the SBIR Road Tour Stops in Oregon & Washington to learn and connect.

Jul 17 to Jul 18, 2018


Portland – July 17th, 2018 (8a-3p) at Portland State University (Smith Memorial Union Building, #355)

Seattle – July 18th, 2018 (8a-3p) at Location TBD

The SBIR Road Tour is a national initiative to promote the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, which provide $2.5 billion annually in funding to small advanced technology firms to spur new technological discoveries and facilitate the commercialization of innovations.  The NW stops of the SBIR Road Tour will be 1-day live events located in downtown Portland on July 17 and Seattle on July 18.  These events provide an exceptional opportunity to meet directly with over 25 program managers from the 12 Federal agencies with SBIR/STTR programs.

This is a rare opportunity – the last NW visit for the Road Tour was 2015!   Oregon BEST is the lead Host for both Portland and Seattle events.

Registration opening mid May 2018.
One-on-one meetings with Program Managers will be scheduled following registration.

For more information about this National event, Click Here



Funding for this program is provided by: