Small Business Innovation Research Seminar To Be Held At Quest Center

A seminar focused on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), a federal grant program that funds research projects by small business, will be offered on October 26 at the Quest Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The goal of the seminar is to instruct small business owners of the region how to not only access funding through SBIR, but how to manage an SBIR award if an application is successful.

Presenters for the program include: Jack Griffin, SBIR Program Manager, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI; Dan Lilly, Procurement Specialist, Massachusetts Small Business Development Centers; Larry Nannis, CPA, Levine, Katz,Nannis & Soloman, Needham, MA.

The Quest Center, a partnership between the City of New Bedford and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, is a business incubator focused on marine science and technology.

The program is sponsored by The Rockland Trust Company a full-service community bank serving southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. www.RocklandTrust.com.

The seminar will be held Thursday, October 26, from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. at the Quest Center, 1213 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA 02740. For directions, visit the Quest Center website: www.qcnb.org.

For additional information or to sign up for the seminar, please contact Dave Sheehan at 508 717 0375 or dsheehan@umassd.edu.