DOD SBIR/STTR Proposal Planning & Prep WEBINAR (April 28, 2022)

Event Date: April 28, 2022    |    Event Time: 9:00AM-Noon Eastern Time

Event Location: WEBINAR

DOD SBIR/STTR Proposal Planning & Prep WEBINAR

The Department of Defense and its participating components award over $1.8B annually in SBIR/STTR funding.  This three-hour webinar presents proposal preparation tips for those who want to learn more about planning and preparing a DOD SBIR/STTR submission for an upcoming opportunity.

Topics covered include:  

  • Proposal Basics -- What is a proposal, how proposals are scored (not read), and how to write to the DOD SBIR/STTR evaluator; 
  • How to Make a Bid/No Bid Decision -- evaluating the DOD topic requirements, determining if a topic “wired”, understanding potential competition, resources needed to submit; 
  • Pre-Solicitation ideas for “next time” -- tips on getting a topic idea inserted into future opportunities; 
  • Passed the ROI test and ready to bid -- The true cost of bidding, bid prep tips, developing an elevator pitch, project plans, and commercialization strategy; 
  • Preparing the Proposal -- Following directions, understanding the topic description, understanding the agencies objectives, what goes into the proposal (from outline to specific content).  

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration 

Hosted by: Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC)

Presented by: Randy Simpson, TechOpp Consulting

COST: Virginia based companies & Virginia University $25; All Others:  $75 per person

TIME: 9AM-Nooon

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Please contact Robert Brooke at 703-689-3080 or [email protected] for more information.