Below are links to resources from MTI and our partner organizations that provide more in-depth information on the SBIR/STTR program. We’ll continue to update and expand these resources to provide entrepreneurs with expert insights into getting federal funding for their innovations.
SBIR/STTR and TAP Program Flyers
Download our PDF about MTI’s TAP program, providing assistance for SBIR/STTR applicants
These are resources that were presented at past SBIR/STTR workshops, which often go into detail about one of the participating federal agencies.
USDA SBIR Solicitation Preparation Workshop, September 2021
Virtual Workshop presented by MTI’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Expert, Karen West, designed to prepare innovators for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) SBIR solicitation.
National Science Foundation (NSF) Virtual Workshop, April 2021
Virtual Workshop that covered the NSF Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program and highlighted the Technical Assistance Program MTI offers.
USDA SBIR/STTR Funding Workshop, May 2020
Overview of the USDA’s program, how the proposal process works and ways in which MTI supports organizations applying for the program
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) SBIR/STTR Funding Workshop, May 2020
Overview of the SBIR/STTR program, process details and Maine-based support programs
Detailed information on the NIH SBIR/STTR programs and proposal development from Becky Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting
National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR Funding Workshop, March 2020
Overview of the SBIR and NSF programs, Review Process details, and Maine-Based Support Programs
Comprehensive overview of the NSF SBIR program from Ben Schrag, NSF SBIR Program Director