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The Small Business Administration has several upcoming SBIR webinars that will discuss understanding intellectual property (IP), which includes patent practice and cooperation, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights. Webinars will also introduce SBIR programs in the Departments of Transportation and Education.

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KSBDC June Webinars

June 29, 2021 - 10am-12pm | State Tax Webinar 

Cost: Free

Carl York with the Kansas Department of Revenue will give you the basics in this free webinar. Topics include sales and compensating use taxes, tax forms and how to file them, estimated taxes, and recordkeeping.

June 29, 2021 - 1pm-3pm | State Tax Webinar for Construction Contractors

Cost: Free

Carl York with the Kansas Department of Revenue will focus on sales tax issues for construction contractors and subcontractors, including those who provide services such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, roofing, HVAC, and landscaping. Learn about applying sales tax to materials and labor, Project Exemption Certificates, tax returns, billing, and more.



Connect with Federal Agencies and Resource Partners During America's Seed Fund Week

July 18-22

The 2022 America's Seed Fund Week is a collaborative series of events connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies and the organizations that support them to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – America’s Seed Fund, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Register to hear directly from federal agency program managers that invest over $4 billion in over 7,000 new awards annually and celebrate 40 years of small business innovation. Learn more at


"How to develop a compelling -- and compliant – SBIR/STTR contract or grant budget" presented by Jim Greenwood

Tuesday, July 19 | 9:00-11:30AM CST

The budget and accounting components of an SBIR/STTR application are one of the most error-prone parts of a typical SBIR/STTR application. Learn how to make sense of it!   
• Make sense out of the perplexing world of the SBIR/STTR cost proposals.
• Learn how to keep records to the government’s satisfaction when you win an SBIR award.
• Determine how to develop an indirect rate, what to expect in the way of government audits, and assist you with government accounting terminology.
While aimed at SBIR/STTR competitors and awardees,  this is a one-of-a-kind workshop that has proven valuable for any applicant or recipient of government contracts and grants.