This webinar is a special opportunity for the region to connect with a program officer and ask direct questions about the NSF SBIR/STTR program. Eric Pierstoff is a Program Director in the Small Business Innovation Research Program at the National Science foundation. In this hour long webinar, Eric Pierstoff will be describing the SBIR/STTR program at NSF. He will also cover the SBIR/STTR program’s goal, funding philosophy, topics, funded examples, and the application process. There will be 10 minute One-on-One sessions after the presentation for additional questions and answers to anyone interested.