SBIR/STTR Agency Introduction: National Science Foundation

Date and time





Kate Hoy

Host organization

ARC WA - Washington Apex Accelerator

Type of event

Resource Partner event

Event description

The Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program provides seed money to small businesses who are developing new technologies that might be of interest to federal agencies. This training is for small businesses, resource partners or economic development organizations who would like to know more about SBIR funding.


Brief overview of the SBIR program – presented by Kate Hoy, Washington State APEX Accelerator SBIR/STTR Advisor

  • General overview of the SBIR/STTR program. Learn about the funding, who is eligible, and what Washington State resources are available to help with the application process.  

Deeper Dive into the National Science Foundation (NSF) SBIR Program – presented by Ben Schrag, SBIR Program Manager

  • A look at the NSF program as well as a review of how and when to apply.   

For more information visit the NSF SBIR Website

Presentation includes a live Q&A