Webinars, Events, and Clinics

The @KSEF_Team is busy preparing clinics, webinars, and events. Here is what's on the radar...

3rd Week SEPTEMBER, 2016
   Intensive SBIR/STTR Writing Clinic -- a two-day hands-on writing techniques and strategies for participants preparing their first Phase I or Phase II proposal.  This hands-on clinic focuses on writing techniques as the central mode of learning to develop a successful and elegantly written SBIR/STTR proposal.

The workshop will be led by Dr. Robert E. Berger, author of "A Scientific Approach to Writing for Engineers and Scientists", with the active participation of peers and KSEF staff.

OCTOBER 25, 2016 in Louisville
  NIH SBIR/STTR Clinic -- an intense, hands-on clinic covering strategies for leveraging NIH SBIR/STTR programs for commercial success. Dr. Lenka Fedorkova will provide an overview and unique perspective based on actual cases and lessons learned from successful NIH awardees. The afternoon will be dedicated to group coaching of companies based on one-page briefs prepared by the participants.     *Event Highlights and Speaker Bio
Coming Soon   Take It To Market Event -- not just a commercialization plan but actually bringing your solution to the market.
Coming Soon   NSF Day Webinar -- NSF opportunities for industry-academic collaboration; options to book one-on-ones with NSF Federal Program officers.

SBIR Connect at Lexington and Louisville

Are you new to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Buiness Technology Transfer Research (STTR) or an experienced awardee? Are you located closer to Lexington or Louisville? Come connect with others at the free monthly SBIR Connect events each month. Share your SBIR/STTR questions and experiences, mentor or be mentored, hear the latest SBIR/STTR news and updates, and learn tips on winning SBIR/STTR grants.

SBIR Connect Lexington   SBIR Connect Louisville
Second Tuesday of each month, 4:00-6:00 PM. See "News and Events" for the Lexington location for each date.   Second Thursday of each month, 4:00-6:00 PM. See "News and Events" for the Louisville location for each date.

Please click here to SIGN UP so we can arrange for appetizers, and also provide you with date and site-specific topic details. Be sure to indicate your preference for SBIR Connect in Lexington or Louisville. 
Have more questions about SBIR Connect? Contact Senior Program Director Maria Labreveux

Bios of Previous Workshop Speakers

Lisa Kurek Jim Greenwood Bob Berger
Lisa Kurek Jim Greenwood Robert Berger

Recent KSEF Events

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

KSEF Events: Phase II Workshop, General Focus
with Jim Greenwood in Louisville
2015 Nov 9-10

KSEF Events: Phase I Workshop, NIH Focus 
with Lisa Kurek in Louisville

2015 Sept 16-17

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

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

KSEF Events: Phase II Workshop, General Focus
with Jim Greenwood in Lexington

KIEC 2012 logo
KIEC: The Kentucky Innovation
and Entrepreneurship Conference

News and Events

RDE-019 Funding Decisions
Funding decisions for the RDE-019 round have been posted.

August 9 - SBIR Connect-Lexington
SBIR Connect-LEXINGTON, 4:00-6:00 PM, Tuesday at Chatham's Restaurant, 496 East High Street, Lexington, KY 40507. Learn more.

August 11 - SBIR Connect-Louisville
SBIR Connect-LOUISVILLE, 4:00-6:00 PM, Thursday at August Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206. Learn more.

Coming  In September and October
SEPTEMBER - Intensive SBIR/STTR Writing Clinic with Dr, Bob Berger
OCTOBER - NIH Proposal Development Strategy Clinich with Dr. Lenka Fedorkova
Event Highlights and Speaker Bio