SBIR/STTR Training and Workshops

Small Business TECH FUNDING Seminar

Are you a small business with an innovative technology in need of funding for research and development? Have you been curious about how to apply for federal or state funding to help develop your product? Oregon BEST is collaborating with regional partners Hatch Baker City, SW Oregon Community CollegeSBDC and South Coast Development Council, Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition, and others to co-host a seminar on Small Business Tech Funding at locations around the state.


Sign up below for a FREE seminar in your area:

  • Baker City: Date and time TBD at HatchLab Baker. To express interest, contact Bryan Tweit at
  • Coos Bay: Wednesday, June 7, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM at SWOCC SBDC South Coast Inventors group. To RSVP, contact Arlene Soto at

We'll also be available to meet you at the following partner events:


The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a competitive program that offers over $2 billion in annual funding to domestic small businesses to engage in Research and Development (R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) is another program that offers federal funding for research and development through collaboration with university researchers. To learn more about SBIR/STTR and apply for grant writing assistance, visit Oregon BEST’s SBIR/STTR Support Center.

Apply for SBIR/STTR Support

Oregon BEST offers no-cost assistance to small businesses applying to the federal SBIR/STTR programs for research and development funding. Assistance can include business consultation, technical consultation, and grant writing assistance. Apply now for SBIR/STTR support: 

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