KSEF EVENTS

March 7   SBIR Connect-Covington REGISTER (free)
March 8   SBIR Connect-Louisville REGISTER (free)
March 13   SBIR Connect-Lexington REGISTER (free)
March 15   Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase II Event Details  -  REGISTER
May/June   Seminar: SBIR/STTR Accounting & Grant Integrity  
July   Clinic: SBIR/STTR Intensive Writing  
August   Seminar: NIH Contracts Topics  
August   Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase I - General  
September   Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase I - NIH Focus  


Registration refunds may be available up to three weeks before the event; no refunds thereafter. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1993, reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made; please request at least two weeks in advance.

SBIR Connect Lexington, Louisville, and Covington

Are you new to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)? Are you an experienced awardee? Come connect with others at KSEF's free SBIR Connect events each month. Hear the latest news and updates, share your questions or experiences, mentor or be mentored, and learn tips on winning SBIR and STTR grants.

  • SBIR Connect-Covington is 4:00-6:00 PM the first Wednesday of each month
  • SBIR Connect-Lexington is 4:00-6:00 PM the second Tuesday of each month
  • SBIR Connect-Louisville is 4:00-6:00 PM the second Thursday of each month

Check the "news and events" (right sidebar) for dates and location details. Have questions or want to pitch your company? Contact Dr. Maria Labreveux, KSEF Executive Director. 
 

Event Partners and SBIR Supporters

KSEF events are made possible by the generous support of our sponsors. The valuable support of the Council on Postsecondary Education in funding the Kentucky Science  &Engineering Foundation and the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (organizers of the events), is greatly acknowledged.

event partners

  KSTC and KSEF acknowledge the support of the Small Business Administration (SBA) through Federal State and Technology (FAST) Grant Award #SBAHQ-17-G-0010.

 

Completed KSEF Events

2018 Feb 12 Clinic: SBIR/STTR Commercialization
with Lenka Fedorkova
2018 Jan 11 Workshop: SBIR/STTR DoD
with Becky Aistrup
2017 Dec 5 Webinar: DoD Navy SBIR/STTR Live
2017 Aug 29 Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase I
with Jim Greenwood in Louisville
2017 Aug 1-2 Clinic: SBIR/STTR Intensive Writing
with Bob Berger in Lexington - registration approval required
2017 July 21 Conference: SBIR Road Tour and 2017 Kentucky Annual Conference
with Federal Program Officers in Lexington
2017 Feb 7 Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase II Development Strategies
with Jim Greenwood in Lexington
2016 Oct 25 Clinic: NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Strategy
with Lenka Fedorkova in Louisville
2016 Sept 21-22 Clinic: SBIR/STTR Intensive Writing
with Bob Berger in Lexington - registration approval required
2016 July 11 NIH Day - A Webinar on NIH SBIR/STTR Programs
2016 June 27

NIH Grant Integrity Practices Event
with Ms. Maritza Zeiberg and Mr. Les Hollie
2016 Feb 17

Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase II
with Jim Greenwood in Louisville
2015 Nov 9-10

Workshop: NIH SBIR/STTR Phase I
with Lisa Kurek in Louisville
2015 Sept 16-17

Workshop SBIR/STTR Intensive Writing
with Bob Berger in Lexington - registration approval required
2015 March 24

Conference: Kentucky SBIR/STTR Annual
with Federal Program Officers in Louisville
2015 March 3

Workshop: SBIR/STTR Phase II Workshop
with Jim Greenwood in Lexington
KIEC 2012 logo

KIEC: The Kentucky Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference

 

Bios of Speakers at Previous KSEF Events 

Lisa Kurek Jim Greenwood Lenka Fedorkova Bob Berger
Lisa Kurek Jim Greenwood Lenka Fedorkova Robert Berger

Need Help?

Book a conference call with KSEF Executive Director, 
Dr. Maria Labreveux.

KSEF office hours 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday

News and Events

SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
February 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting May 2018 

 SBIR Connect-Covington
 March 7 - Wednesday 4:00-6:00 PM
Goodfellas Pizzeria, 603 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011 - Register (Free)
 
 SBIR Connect-Louisville
 March 8 - Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM
August Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206 - Register (Free)
 
 SBIR Connect-Lexington
 March 13 - Tuesday 4:00-6:00 PM
Alexander Bullitt's Winery Brewery & Bistro, 319 Cedear Street & South Broadway, Lexington, KY 40507 - Register (Free)
 
9:00 AM-5:00 PM with Jim Greenwood in Covington
Event Details  -  Register
 
SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
March 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting June 2018
 
SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
April 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting July 2018
 
SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
May 29 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting August 2018