The @KSEF_Team is busy preparing clinics, webinars, and events. Here is what's on the calendar and some others that are coming soon.

SBIR Road Tour in Lexington
July 21, 2017 (Friday), 8:00 AM-4:00 PM - with Federal Program Officers


Two-Day SBIR/STTR Intensive Writing Clinic
August 1 and 2 (Tuesday and Wednesday) 8:30 AM-5:00 PM daily - with Robert Berger in Lexington


Are you new to Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) or an experienced awardee? 

Come connect with others at KSEF's free SBIR Connect events each month. Share your questions or experience, mentor or be mentored, hear the latest news and updates, and learn tips on winning SBIR and STTR grants. SBIR Connect meets monthly, 4:00-6:00 PM, in Lexington and Louisville.

Please click here to SIGN UP for events such as SBIR Connect, 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 Maria Labreveux, Executive Director KSEF

TAKE IT TO MARKET EVENT -- not just a commercialization plan but actually bringing your solution to the market.

NSF DAY WEBINAR -- NSF opportunities for industry-academic collaboration; options to book one-on-ones with NSF Federal Program officers.

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.

Registration refunds may be available up to three weeks before the event; no refunds thereafter.



KSEF events are made possible by the generous support of event partners. 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 event), is greatly acknowledged.

Event Partners 

  KSTC/KSEF acknowledges the support of the Small Business Administration (SBA) through Federal State and Technology (FAST) Grant Award #SBAHQ-16-G-0015

Bios of Previous Clinic and Workshop Speakers 

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


Recent KSEF Events

2017 Feb 7 SBIR/STTR Phase II Development Strategies
with Jim Greenwood in Lexington
2016 Oct 25 NIH SBIR/STTR Commercialization Strategy Clinic
with Lenka Fedorkova in Louisville
2016 Sept 21-22 SBIR/STTR Intensive Writing Clinic
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

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

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

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