Proposal Writing for Tech Entrepreneurs

April 29, 2013 , 5:30PM - 7:00PM

British Consulate/UK Trade & Investment
One Broadway
Cambridge, MA


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Join ACTION for this timely and informative seminar on proposal writing for tech entrepreneurs
presented by

Dr. Jeffrey Everson

Director, J.H. Everson Consulting


April 29, 2013 ,  5:30PM - 7:00PM
British Consulate / UK Trade & Investment
One Broadway, 7th Floor, Cambridge, MA  02142

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs could be the link between your laboratory and the marketplace. At the end of this workshop you'll be able to:

  • Identify opportunities in the SBIR/STTR space
  • Develop strategy and improve writing skills for proposals to the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE) and other U.S. agencies (except for the National Institute of Health)
  • Learn about funding opportunities from the laboratory to commercialization stage, including Phase III funding sources
  • Discuss SBIR/STTR program reauthorization rules

Proposal writing techniques presented in this workshop generally apply to Request for Proposals (RFP), Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) and White Papers, as well as SBIR/STTR solicitations.

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About Jeffrey Everson
Dr. Everson has a multifaceted technical background that includes Renewable Energy, Applied Robotics, Fossil Fuels, Sensors, Vehicle Safety, Visible/Infrared Optics, Nanotechnology, Medical Devices, Electro- Mechanical Systems, and Surface Acoustic Wave devices.

Dr. Everson is Director of J.H. Everson Consulting.  Before forming a consultant practice, he was Director of Business Development at QinetiQ – North America and previously Senior Engineer at Foster-Miller, Inc. He holds PhD in Physics from Boston College.
J.H. Everson Consulting:

  • Serves understaffed companies that submit R&D proposals under stringent deadlines and stiff competition   
  • Provides a competitive advantage based on a winning proposal record
  • Focuses on both technology and business issues, bringing a  balanced approach
  • Responds to commercial/government organizations with White Papers and proposals

The Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England (ACTION) is New England’s leading network of cleantech incubators sharing the common goals of accelerating the growth and success of early-stage companies, strengthening the regional cleantech cluster, and creating more green jobs in New England. Their network of incubators provides diverse resources and a highly- supportive hub in which entrepreneurs, business leaders, government agencies, community leaders, investors, universities, and other interested organizations can collaborate toward the successful commercialization of enterprises that will build a prosperous green economy, improve the quality of our lives and sustain the health of our environment.