Key Topics Include:

•  Network with fellow attendees with similar funding interests

•  Learn from SBIR/STTR experts with decades of experience

•  Understand the solicitation search process

•  Meet current SBIR/STTR awardees

•  Determine the best strategy to incorporate the small business component – start a business or partner

•  Identify Federal Agencies that are right for you


9:30-10:10 AM         SBIR/STTR General Overview
                               John Ujvari

10:10-11:00 AM       Specific Agencies (USDA, NSF, NIH, DoD, Marine Sciences)
                               John Ujvari / Mike Carnes/Nicole Schwerbrock

11:00-11:15 AM       Break

11:15-12:00 PM       Before you Start to Write
                              John Ujvari

  • Topic searching
  • Timeline development
  • Approach
  • Significance
  • Innovation
  • Specific Aims
  • Letters of support

12:00-12:30 PM       Client success stories - Client who have done phase 1 and phase 2 – To be invited

12:30 PM                 Meet the Teach Team – Networking with light lunch


Physical Address:

803 S College Road, Suite G
Wilmington, NC 28403 

The Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is located just off campus near the intersection of S. College Road and MacMillan (between the Cook-Out and Burger King)