DOD SBIR/STTR Proposal Development Intensive

  • July 30, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Hybrid: Tech Grove and ZoomGov

    12809 Science Drive
    Orlando, Florida 32826
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Join us as we collaborate with BBCETC for an in-depth hybrid workshop to guide you through the SBIR process and equip you with actionable steps to submit a high-quality proposal. This workshop will prepare your team for the upcoming DOD SBIR release on August 21st. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your proposal development skills and increase your chances of success. 


This Dept. of Defense SBIR/STTR focused workshop provides detailed instruction on preparing a proposal to meet the requirements of the DoD, including technical and commercialization plans and navigating the submission process.  The instructor is BBCETC DoD SBIR/STTR expert Monique Branham.



9:00am             Check-in and Networking

9:30am              DOD Program Overview

  • SBIR/STTR program basics and up-to-date information on the DoD program
  • An understanding of the differences between DoD components

11:00am              Break

11:15am            DOD SBIR Registration & Budgeting

12:30pm              Lunch

1:00pm                DOD SBIR Proposal Development

  • Tips on how to identify a topic
  • The importance of talking to Technical Points of Contact during the pre-release period
  • Writing to meet the reviewers’ expectations
  • Common pitfalls and how to avoid them, and more

2:30pm               Final Q&A 

3:00pm               WrapUp


Attending this workshop also provides you the opportunity for a one-on-one consultation with SBIR Outreach representatives from Tech Grove and the Florida High Tech Corridor. Information on that opportunity will be provided to those who attend the workshop.  



Date & Time

Tue, Jul 30, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Venue Details

Hybrid: Tech Grove and ZoomGov

12809 Science Drive
Orlando, Florida 32826 Hybrid:  Tech Grove and ZoomGov
Central Florida Tech Grove

The Central Florida Tech Grove is a hub for accelerating collaboration and innovation in defense modeling, simulation, training, and human performance.  Tech Grove is located in the Central Florida Research Park in Orlando, Florida which is the epicenter of the nation's largest cluster of government, industry, academic, and industry organizations developing and delivering training and simulation products for our nation's military. Tech Grove was established in 2020 through a Partnership Intermediary Agreement (PIA) between the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) and the University of Central Florida Research Foundation.  Eight other Department of Defense entities are Tech Grove members: US Army Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI), US Air Force Agency for Modeling & Simulation (AFAMS), US Marine Corps Program Manager for Training Systems (PM TRASYS), US Army Simulation & Training Technology Center (STTC), US Army Futures Command Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Functional Team (STE CFT), Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL), Defense Health Agency (DHA), and the Office of Naval Research through the NavalX Central Florida Tech Bridge.


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