CTNext to Host Workshop for Connecticut Companies Seeking SBIR/STTR Funding

Rocky Hill, Conn.
– November 1, 2017 – CTNext, Connecticut’s go-to resource for entrepreneurial support, today announced it will host a two-day workshop later this month for Connecticut-based entrepreneurs interested in pursuing funding from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

The workshop will focus on proposal development and will feature nationally recognized SBIR/STTR expert Lisa Kurek who will provide detailed instruction for developing a compelling proposal for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Topics that will be discussed over the two days include strategies for developing proposals, targeting proposals to meet reviewers’ expectations, navigating the submission process and commercialization strategies.

Each year, the SBIR/STTR federal programs provides billions of dollars in non-dilutive grant funding to US small businesses to advance and commercialize cutting edge technologies.

CTNext’s SBIR/STTR workshop will be held on November 29-30, 2017 at the UConn Health Center Cell and Genome Sciences Building in Farmington. Registration to attend is free but is required, as attendees will be accepted on a first-come-first serve basis.

To register, please visit

About CTNext
CTNext is Connecticut’s go-to resource for entrepreneurial support. The goal of the program is to build a more robust community of entrepreneurs and to accelerate startup growth by providing access to talent, space, industry expertise, services, skill development and capital to foster innovation and create jobs for people in Connecticut. CTNext launched in 2012 and has more than 1,900 members in its network.

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Greg Kalish


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