Katherine Cota-Uyar, program manager, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, (319) 273-7350
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) and the Iowa Federal and State Partnership will present a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) workshop in the UNI Commons Ballroom from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5; and 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6.
The SBIR program provides qualified small businesses an opportunity to propose innovative research and development projects that meet specific federal needs. Ten federal agencies have $1.6 billion available to help small businesses bring new products, technologies and services to the marketplace. Cost is $35, and deadline for registration is July 23.
For more information or to register, contact the JPEC at (319) 273-7350 or visit the Web site at www.jpec.org/sbir.htm.