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SBIR / STTR Phase 1 Proposal Development Workshop

April 19, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


facilitated by Paul Furth

This comprehensive workshop will provide a general overview of SBIR/STTR programs. A four-step process will be presented on how to develop a competitive Phase 1 proposal.

The workshop will provide:

  • An overview of Arrowhead Center’s programs and resources, specifically, the NM FAST Partnership Program
  • An overview of the SBIR and STTR programs;
  • A discussion of the SBIR/STTR Reauthorization and how it is changing the programs;
  • An extended presentation of a four-step progress for developing a credible and competitive Phase I proposal, drafting through the focus of what to say and what not to say, recommended review processes, and using feedback effectively.

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Paul M. Furth

Paul received his B.A. from Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, in 1984, and his B.S.E.E. from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA in 1985. From 1985-1989 he worked for TRW Technar in Irwindale, CA, as a project engineer in the automotive industry. He completed his M.S.E. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. In 1995, he joined the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces,

where he is currently an Associate Professor. He has summer experience working at Sandia National

Labs, Micron Technology, and Motorola. Professor Furth received the Bromilow and Roush Teaching Excellence Awards in 2008 and 2012, respectively. His areas of research include high-voltage electronics, analog and mixed-signal VLSI design, and power management circuit. In 2013, he became an Enterprise Advisor for the Arrowhead Center at NMSU, where he focuses on assisting clients with SBIR/STTR and other technology innovation proposals.


April 19, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Arrowhead Center