SBIR STTR Overview Session at The University of Iowa

From: Kent S.
Sent on: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 9:22 AM



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SBIR/ STTR Session - April 4th 2008

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)    

Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)


     On April 4th, 2008, The University of Iowa Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Overview Session. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a set-aside program (3.5% of an agency's extramural budget) for domestic small business concerns to engage in Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization and public benefit.


microchip     To date, over $12 billion has been awarded by the SBIR program to various small businesses. Please attend the overview session if you are interested to get detailed information about the programs and gauge the eligiblity of your business.

     The session shall be mentored by Dr. Kris Johansen who is the SBIR/ STTR Program Administrator in the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer at Iowa State University. Prior to this, Kris was a Senior Scientist at Xtrana, Inc. and later on at Invenux, Inc. At both organizations, Kris participated in the preparation of multiple successful Phase I and Phase II SBIR grant applications to the USDA and NIH.



The SBIR/ STTR session shall cover:

  • SBIR/ STTR program description
  • Eligibility
  • Agency differences
  • Review process
  • Electronic submission
  • SBIR reauthorization



Friday, April 04

10:00-12:00 AM
2520B Conference Room
University Capitol Center
Iowa City IA 52242
Registration Required



or contact

Ph: [masked]

available upon request

one to one

One-on-one consultation with Dr. Johansen will be held from 1 to 4 pm after the overview session. Please call the SBDC for an appointment. These appointments shall be made on a first-come-first-serve basis.


Date: 4th April 2008
Time: 1:00-4:00 pm




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