Why should an SBIR/STTR agency hire your company? While you may have a really innovative technology, it will be your team that does the work. Spending time on the biographical sketch is your opportunity to reinforce your team’s experience and highlight your credentials towards the specific role you will have on this company’s SBIR/STTR project.
I often get calls from clients who wish to submit an SBIR/STTR grant with a deadline only a couple of weeks or even days away.
After spending months planning your experiments and detailing your approach, you are now ready for the budget.
Don’t know where to start?? Follow our guide to building the first draft of your SBIR proposal.
Is SBIR/STTR a Fit for Me? Take the T.E.S.T Here is a simple test with some Go – No Go criteria to see if SBIR/STTR is a fit for your company.
Your SBIR proposal must communicate strong significance, but many proposals I review fall short in this area.
So you have submitted your SBIR proposal some months ago and are nervously waiting for word on what the reviewers thought of it.
One of the most common themes we try to impress on our clients is for them to reach out to the various program managers well before they submit a proposal.
Often our clients think primarily about NSF or NIH as a source for SBIR funding.
We often hear from entrepreneurs about the challenges in acquiring additional funds to further de-risk technologies and navigate through the dreaded Valley of Death.