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  • Intro to SBIR/STTR and NIH Proposal Preparation Workshop
  • The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.4 million in high risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex, but the impact of receiving $millions in non-dilutive funding is worth the effort.

     This full-day session provides an overview of SBIR/STTR funding as well as essential information for crafting a competitive proposal that meets the mission and requirements of the National Institutes of Health SBIR/STTR program. The session is conducted by Lisa Kurek, a nationally recognized SBIR/STTR expert, and Director of the SBIR Impact NYC Program. Training will cover:

    • SBIR/STTR program purpose, eligibility requirements and sources of funding 
    • Necessary registrations so you can submit 
    • Practical advice on how to address the sections of the proposal 
    • Common problems and pitfalls and how to avoid them 
    • Navigating the submission process                                                                            

    Cost: $50 includes lunch and training materials  


  • Falling Walls Venture
  • Science based start-ups present their breakthrough business to investors and opinion
    leaders to become “Falling Walls Science Start-Up of the Year 2014” on November 8, 2014 in Berlin. Falling Walls Venture is an international forum for outstanding science based start-up companies, venture capitalists and strategic investors as well as their wider academic and business environment.

  • NY Academy of Sciences
  • The NY Academy of Sciences sponsors a number of events and educational series focused on startups.

  • NYC Bio Meetup
  • Sponsored by NYC Bio, their goal is to build a NYC biotech cluster.

  • NYC Bioscience Incentives Guide
  • New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), March 2010

    This guide provides information for bioscience companies in New York.

  • Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP)
  • The Rural Business Investment Program (RBIP) promotes economic development and job creation among individuals and enterprises located in rural areas.

  • Science House
  • Science House provides information and services to help startups.

  • The Hatchery
  • Hatchery organizes events to educate and bring the tech community together.

  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • The Entrepreneurs College seminar series helps entrepreneurs focus their ideas and business strategies, build relationships, and access capital.

Entrepreneur Reading Room

The following list includes interesting reference articles for entrepreneurs. Please click the title of the article to read more on a particular topic.

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