SBIR Series 4/4
Understand your target audience and see what reviewers look for in your application.
Understanding the review process will enable you to: better understand your target audience, inform your grant creation process and interpret and respond to Summary Statements. We will also discuss what reviewers especially look for in your grant application.
Event Speaker: Dr. Jim O’Halloran, ScienceDocs Consultant
Dr. O’Halloran has more than 17 years of experience with the SBIR program and has received funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institute on Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS). He has served as principal investigator on more than 20 grants, totaling more than $10M. He has also served as a selected reviewer for these same agencies for over a decade and is intimately familiar with the 5-axis proposal scoring processes and dynamics, upon which funding depends. As a deeply experienced reviewer, he is highly skilled on how best to emphasize a proposal’s strengths, avoid common pitfalls and tune proposals for review.