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 SOREDIGaucho CollectiveFertilab ThinkubatorOSU Advantage AcceleratorGorge Innoventure, and others to co-host a seminar on Small Business Tech Funding at seven locations around the state.


Sign up below for a FREE seminar in your area:

  • Bend: Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Portland: Tuesday, May 24, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Learn how to locate and access federal SBIR/STTR grants and investments from Oregon BEST. Tap into a statewide network of support programs available for startups working in cleantech and other technology areas. The seminar will include presentations from Oregon BEST and the SBIR/STTR Support Center.

This seminar is presented by Oregon BEST through a partnership with the Oregon Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) and Business Oregon, with support from the U.S. Small Business Administration


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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