Presentations

Our Team provides informative and engaging presentations and seminars for entrepreneurs, companies, and academic organizations on topics including “How to Win SBIR/STTR Grants”, “Financing R&D through Non-Dilutive Sources”, and “Developing Competitive Grant Applications”. Contact us to inquire about individualized presentations for your company or organization.

Upcoming Presentations:

 

Previous Presentations:

2024

 

2023

  • TTOs Can be PIs Too: Competitive Grant Application and Management, AUTM, Eva Garland, Ph.D. and Dana Upton, Ph.D., MBA – April 13, 2023
  • Tips to a Successful Application from a Reviewer’s Perspective, Angie Pollard, Ph.D. – April 25, 2023
  • NCATS – CTSA Webinar Series: Application Tips & Resources to Help Secure SBIR & STTR Funding”, Tiger Xie, Ph.D. June 26, 2023
  • NIAAA-AAP Webinar Collaboration”, Tiger Xie, Ph.D. August, 29, 2023
  • Alternate Funding Sources, Stretching Budgets, and Other Strategies to Extend Healthcare Startup Capital”, Tiger Xie, Ph.D. August, 30, 2023
  • Leveraging Non-Dilutive Funding to Advance Technology Development, Dana Upton, Ph.D., MBA – September 19, 2023
  • Lightning Talk, BioVentures Nexus, Chelcie Heaney, Ph.D. – October 6, 2023
  • Dos and Don’ts of Preparing a Grant Application: a Reviewer’s Perspective, Angie Pollard, Ph.D. – November 14. 2022


 

2022

  • Top 5 Audit Findings-October 19, 2022
  • Leveraging Non-Dilutive Funding to Advance Technology Development – June 22, 2022
  • Making Your SBIR/STTR Funds Go Farther – April 27, 2022


 

2021

  • Cracking the NIH SBIR/STTR Code: Insights from a Reviewer- July 8, 2021
  • Demystifying the NSF SBIR/STTR Proposal Process – June 3, 2021
  • FFVC/FAST SBIR/STTR “Boot Camp”, Virtual Workshop – April 14 and 15, 2021
  • FFVC/FAST Seminar: Using SBIR/STTR Funding to Advance Technology Development, Virtual Webinar – February 10, 2021


 

2020

  • FFVC/FAST Seminar: Using SBIR/STTR Funding to Advance Technology Development, Virtual Webinar – December 09, 2020
  • Funding Innovation: A Non-Dilutive Approach, Fox Family Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lecture, Urbana, IL – March 10, 2020
  • FFVC/FAST Seminar: How To Win SBIR/STTR Grants, Asheville, NC – January 14, 2020
  • FFVC/FAST Seminar: How To Win SBIR/STTR Grants, Greensboro, NC – January 8, 2020


 

2019

  • FFVC/FAST Seminar: How To Win SBIR/STTR Grants, Wilmington, NC – December 5, 2019
  • SBIR/STTR Workshop, Asheville, NC – November 13, 2019
  • SBIR/STTR Workshop, Frankfort, KY – November 7-8, 2019
  • SBIR/STTR Workshop at the Bioscience Research Collaborative, Houston, TX – October 3, 2019
  • A Focus on DOD Research Contract Opportunities, SBIR/STTR Technology & Commercialization Forum, Lexington, KY – September 17, 2019
  • SBIR Road Tour, Burlington, VT – September 16, 2019
  • Successful Grant Compliance Strategies, Larger Than Life Science by LaunchBio – August 1, 2019
  • SBIR/STTR workshop at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) – August 1, 2019
  • FFVC/FAST Workshop: SBIR/STTR Train-the-Trainer Workshop, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, May 02, 2019
  • FFVC/FAST Workshop: SBIR/STTR Train-the-Trainer Workshop, North Carolina Central University, April 09 and 10, 2019
  • FFVC/FAST Workshop: SBIR/STTR Train-the-Trainer Workshop, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, February 22, 2019
  • SBIR/STTR 101 and the Kentucky Innovation Investment Program Webinar – February 19, 2019
  • FFVC/FAST Seminar: Using SBIR/STTR Funding to Advance Technology Development, East Carolina University – February 13, 2019


 

2018

  • Educational SBIR/STTR Seminar, Durham, NC, December 12, 2018.
  • Educational SBIR/STTR Seminar, Winston Salem, NC, November 28, 2018.
  • SBIR/STTR Workshop at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – September 17, 2018
  • Panelist for “Kentucky Association for Economic Development Conference”, Lexington, KY – May 17, 2018
  • SBIR/STTR Train the Trainer Workshop at University of Delaware – April 18, 2018
  • Women In Bio Conference – February 21, 2018
  • COIN, “Finding Money for Your Business” – January 24, 2018


 

2017

  • SCTR/FRD Lunch and Learn: Funding Translational Technologies Through the SBIR/STTR Program – December 5, 2017
  • Non-Dilutive Funding Workshop – March 8, 2017


 

2016

  • Panelist for NSF ASSIST Workshop Series, “Generating the IoT Roadmap” – February 2016


 

2015

  • “NIH SBIR Funding”, Four-week Webinar for University of Alaska, Fairbanks – June 2015
  • Panelist for “Science Career Information Session” at UNC Chapel Hill – June 10, 2015
  • Panelist for “Careers in Grant Writing” at Duke University – May 19, 2015


 

2014

  • Panelist for the “Let’s Talk About Bootstrapping for Life Sciences” Forum – October 8, 2014
  • Featured Guest on WCOM-FM Radio Show, “Focus on Business” – April 29, 2014
  • Invited Speaker at First Flight Venture Center, “Using Non-Dilutive Funding to Advance Technology Development” – March 12, 2014