Innovation Partners Events
SBIR/STTR Webinar Series
Co-Hosted By: TEES Office of Commercialization & Entrepreneurship and Texas A&M Division of Research
Whether this year will be your first time submitting an SBIR or STTR proposal or you have submitted several before, this three-part webinar series will help get you or your lab/company ready to submit.
This informative series will communicate key differences between agencies, what to look for when deciding which agency to submit to, pre-proposal requirements, and best practices for submitting a successful proposal.
Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of what they need to be thinking about before they are ready to submit an SBIR or STTR grant proposal.
All sessions are from 4pm-6pm CST.
Community Events We Recommend
Invention to Impact Wireside Chats
Hosted by The National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) is pleased to invite you to their webinar series, “Invention To Impact Wireside Chats.” This virtual event will include 15-minute presentations from world-renowned scholars followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with questions from the audience.
Join the Wireside Chat, a conversation with Emily Cox Pahnke of the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business and Josh Lerner of the Harvard Business School, to discuss how public and private funding influences startups and the global innovation ecosystem. Andrea Belz, IIP Division Director, will moderate the discussion
Wireside Chat Dates and Times:
December 2, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
February 3, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
April 7, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
June 2, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CST
Community On-Demand Events We Recommend
Intellectual Property Webinar Series
Hosted by Winstead
Winstead PC presents the Intellectual Property Webinar Series focused on relevant intellectual property (IP) protection strategies for both startup and established technology companies in the space. Join us for a wide range of discussions from IP protection to litigation, licensing to technology transfer.
Available on-demand for your viewing convenience.
Insight on Securing SBIR Funding
Hosted by JLABS
Join our webinar with SBIR experts to learn more about SBIR funding, including eligibility, how to apply, the application road map and more. Our panel experts will share what the different NIH groups are looking for in an application, what their group offers to companies, application do’s and don’ts, and will also be answering your key questions.
How to Navigate Investor Interactions
Hosted by JLABS
Wondering how to best communicate the full potential of your discoveries without spilling the secret sauce? In this webinar, experts of the craft will share practical tips on becoming more effective in communicating your story to investors, increasing your chances of successful fundraising.
Crack The Commercialization Code
Hosted by JLABS
You believe in your science and that it will generate a safe and effective product; unfortunately, that alone might not ensure it reaches patients. From understanding your market and regulatory needs to payor reimbursement and clinical adoption, we aim to provide an aerial view to help define your pathway through the commercialization maze. In this session, we take you through the nuances of the 4 key steps on the path to commercialization: Global markets, Regulatory agencies, Payor reimbursement, Clinician adoption. Join us for practical steps to help maneuver the maze. Like most things for life science entrepreneurs, starting early can help smooth the road.
Community Ongoing Events We Recommend
VC Pitch Sessions
Houston Exponential: Call for Startups! Apply for a VC Pitch Session with Houston Exponential.
In the fundraising phase? Submit an application to the ‘Who’s Raising’ Bulletin, powered by Houston Exponential, which connects Houston startups to VC funding. The Who’s Raising bulletin is for founders (yes, even those in stealth) who are raising and want to leverage HX’s network of investors– people in the market actively doing deals. HX sends curated connections to founders based on investment stage/vertical/ shared data points to investor groups with matching theses.