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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Webinar Offers Advice for Innovation Proposals

UALR’s Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will offer a free webinar from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday on the keys for submitting a winning National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer proposal.

Dr. Ruth Shuman, program director of the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships at the NSF, will present the online seminar.

Seminar Topics

  • Key content to include in SBIR/STTR proposal applications, including the commercialization plan.
  • The review process used by NSF reviewers.
  • Necessary steps for successful registration and submission through the NSF FastLane system.
  • Common challenges for new SBIR/STTR applicants.
  • How to plan ahead in order to ensure successful completion of major steps within the application process.

Following a 40-minute presentation, Shuman will engage with webinar participants in a 20-minute question and answer session.

Register online. For questions regarding the SBIR/STTR program and specific content of the webinar, contact Rebecca Norman at 501-683-7700.

The National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs provide critical, early-stage research and development funding for a wide range of innovations that have a strong commercial potential.

Each year, the NSF seeks SBIR and STTR applications that address research topics ranging from engineering to education.