SBIR Services and Resources from ASBTDC

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center assists research-capable small businesses based in Arkansas with their pursuit of SBIR/STTR funding.

Consulting & Research

• Individualized consulting sessions
• Assistance with locating matching agency research topics
• Hands-on guidance with searches of prior awards
• Guidance drafting a project summary to initiate conversations with agency program managers
• Assistance with registering companies and lead researchers through Grants.gov and SAM
• SBIR/STTR proposal drafting assistance
• SBIR/STTR proposal review
• Market research assistance (demographics, competitor identification, industry benchmarks, GIS mapping)
• Introductions to potential company partners in the university system and among existing companies

Training

• One-hour introductory SBIR/STTR seminars
• Full-day SBIR/STTR proposal writing workshops
• Agency-specific SBIR/STTR live webinars
• Special-topic innovation workshops

Resources

SBIR Self-Assessment
• “Getting Started with SBIR” Online Training
• Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
• E-newsletter

Contact us today to discuss whether SBIR or STTR is a viable source of funds for your Arkansas-based company. Contact Innovation Consultant Rebecca Norman at rxnorman@ualr.edu or 501.683.7700.