Pursuing the April 5 NIH solicitation deadline?
You’ve read the solicitation, wrote your specific aims and are on track for the April 5 NIH solicitation deadline, but did you know that how your proposal reads can make or break your chances? Don’t miss this workshop, where our experts will provide important information about formatting your proposal to help it read better, they’ll review what’s expected from your commercialization plan and how to prepare your budget.
9:00 a.m. Introduction by Life Science Washington Institute and BBCetc
9:15 a.m. Formatting and Readability Tips for SBIR/STTR Proposals
A good SBIR/STTR proposal is made infinitely better by writing and formatting that enhances readability by reviewers and showcases your technology to its best advantage. Improve the competitiveness of your proposal with tips and best practices for making it look good and read well.
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Essentials of Commercialization
Commercialization and transition plans can be a key differentiator in the SBIR/STTR programs, it is important to know what the agencies are looking for and how to go about developing a good plan. This session will review the requirements and guide you through where to start, what to include, and how to show your best self.
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. How to Prepare a Budget for SBIR/STTR Proposals
Developing a proper budget for a grant or contract proposal should not be overlooked. A proper budget can be an effective tool in driving the project from start to finish. This session covers what costs need to be included, different cost types, how to write a budget justification, what indirect rate should be used and more.
2:30 p.m. Closing remarks