A nationally recognized expert on the federal Small Business Innovation Research program, John Balsam, of John Balsam Associates, will share his expertise help local entrepreneurs and businesspeople understand the federal Small Business Innovation Research program — and how they can benefit.
Innovation Initiative experts are available for 45-minute individual consultative sessions.
APPOINTMENT REQUIRED: Space is limited to three companies so please contact Carol Hedges at 406.541.6461 to schedule an appointment.
This event is part of our continuing Expert on Site series — which connects entrepreneurs to area experts for individual consulting.
Professional background: John works with small businesses (as well as larger) from across the nation through his own firm as well as through the Montana Technology Innovation Partnership in the Montana Department of Commerce. Throughout his plus-25 years of professional experience, he has worked with clients nationwide — including technology entrepreneurs, small technology firms, universities, and state and federal agencies. He has particular expertise in both the federal SBIR and Small Business Technology Transfer, or STTR, programs.