Webinars, Events, and Clinics

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

  Grant Integrity Practices Event - June 27, 2016
Featured speakers Ms. Maritza Zeiberg of the NIH, Division of Program Integrity, and Mr. Les Hollie of the HHS, Office of Inspector General will present (a) preventing potential waste, fraud, and abuse; (b) how to be a proper steward of federal funds; and (c) avoiding pitfalls and unintentional misuse or misrepresentation.       *Event Details and Speaker Bios

  NIH Day Webinar - July 11, 2016
NIH Program officers from HHS SBIR/STTR, NIAID, NINDS, NHLBI, NCI, NIDDA, OD/OER GG, and DFAS will discuss their SBIR/STTR NIH programs. The webinar will be broadcast are the KY Innovation Network Offices. Pick your location when you register. Options to book one-on-ones with NIH Federal Program officers.     *Event Details     *Speaker Bios

  NIH SBIR/STTR Clinic - July 20, 2016
This is 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.
  Coming soon...
Intensive Writing SBIR/STTR Clinic -- a two-day hands-on writing techniques and strategies for participants preparing their first Phase I or Phase II proposal.
  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 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

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News and Events

JUNE 27 - Grant Integrity Practices Event
*Event Details.  *Register Here.

RDE-019 Funding Decisions
Funding decisions for the RDE-019 round are anticipated mid July 2016. Learn more.

JULY 11 - NIH Day Webinar
* Event Details.  *Register Here.

JULY 12 - 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.

JULY 14 - SBIR Connect-Louisville
SBIR Connect-LOUISVILLE, 4:00-6:00 PM, Thursday at August Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206. Learn more.

JULY 20 - NIH SBIR/STTR Clinic Event
*Register here. Event details coming soon...

The new Phase Zero and Phase Double Zero application and reporting platform is coming soon. The updated schedule and deadlines are anticipated July 2016.

KSEF Events - Summer 2016
Grant Integrity Practices - event 06.27.16 
NIH Day - webinar 07.11.16
NIH SBIR/STTR Clinic - event 07.20.16
Intensive Writing SBIR/STTR Clinic - event
Take It To Market - event
NSF Day - webinar