For Small Businesses
Featuring Dr. Rex Jakobovits, PhD
5:30 - 7:00 PM
900 Fort Street Mall, #1888
ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Guide to Grants: NIH SBIR for Small Biz
Known as America’s Seed Fund, the National Institute of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs invest over 1 billion dollars into health and life science technology companies primed for commercialization. How can you get a piece of the funding pie? Entrepreneur and SBIR grant recipient Dr. Rex Jakobovits shares his SBIR playbook, plus bonus tips on how to get acquired.
You will learn:
- What you must do to be successful
- How you will be successful despite the odds being against you
- Why you should be successful instead of being a failure
- The top 5 things that make you successful
- Who else is successful that you might not have been initially aware of
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Dr. Rex Jakobovits, PhD.
Dr. Jakobovits is President at Motivity Systems, a startup that is developing new software for behavioral therapy and other clinical applications. He is a Research Affiliate with the University of Washington Autism Center. His prior venture, Vivalog Technologies, was sold to McKesson in 2008. He has raised over $10M in seed capital for his startups through NIH Small Business Innovative Research grants.
Who is this for?
- Small Business owners
- Startup founders
- Aspiring entrepreneurs
- Anybody curious about Grant Funding
Remote attendance options available. Are you interested in joining the class from a neighbor island? Let us know during checkout and we’ll follow up with instructions on how to join us!
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