June 16 Webinar -- SBIR/STTR: Do You REALLY Understand the Differences?

June 16 Webinar -- SBIR/STTR: Do You REALLY Understand the Differences?

Jun 08, 2011

In a free webinar at 2:00 PM (EST) on June 16, 2011, Lisa Kurek (Managing Partner of Biotechnology Business Consultants [BBC]) will discuss both the differences and similarities between Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grants and Contracts.

This 40-minute webinar will cover:

- Real vs. perceived differences between SBIR and STTR
- Common Misconceptions – especially as it pertains to University participation
- How to choose the appropriate mechanism

Who benefits?  Any faculty or support staff working with faculty developing technology that has potential for commercialization.

Register at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/231110022

About the Presenter:

Lisa Kurek is Managing Partner of Biotechnology Business Consultants (BBC).  For over 20 years BBC has been helping universities and technology companies navigate the process of applying for research grants through classes, workshops, and hands-on review.  BBC clients typically get funded at 2-3x the national average.

In addition to overseeing all aspects of client relations at BBC, Lisa is nationally recognized as a trainer in grant-writing and commercialization for researchers and entrepreneurs. Her experience includes R&D and product development, sales and marketing, and business development and executive management. Trained in bioengineering, Lisa began her career at Baxter in Round Lake Illinois developing medical devices. She then moved to Boston and spent 13 years with Millipore Corporation. She was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at BioImage, a biotechnology tools company, and held interim management positions at both Accumed Systems, a medical device company, and Thromgen, a developer of biopharmaceuticals. She holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Biomedical Engineering.

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