ROCHESTER, NY (January 9, 2019) – In an effort to help state service providers prepare to assist small businesses applying for funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, Dr. Jenny Servo, a contractor through the Small Business Administration has just started her fifth Train the Trainer course. The series, titled “Helping Potential SBIR/STTR Applicants” is already full, but will be offered again in March.
The next course, which begins March 4th, is now open for registration. This 10-lesson, 8-week course will help service providers feel more confident in the guidance they provide to high tech small businesses. Participants can expect to spend 2.5-3 hours per week on the studies and once completed, will receive a certificate from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Visit www.dawnbreaker.com/ttt/ to learn more and be one of the early applicants for this series.
“Train the Trainer is free to applicants, and funded entirely by SBA,” explains Dr. Jenny C. Servo, President of Dawnbreaker. “We find it helps to better equip small business development centers, PTACs, and other service providers who want to learn more about the SBIR/STTR program. Train the Trainer is meant to be complementary to services already provided.”
Individual lessons broach a variety of topics including contracts vs. grants, indirect rates, finding the right SBIR/STTR topic, proposal preparation best practices, and whether the programs are the right fit for a particular company.
To learn more, visit www.dawnbreaker.com/ttt/.