BIO Office Hours is a resource for BIO members to meet one-on-one with subject matter experts on business services.

Are you preparing for an FDA inspection or submitting a federal grant application? Not sure if you qualify for the R&D tax credit? Interested in learning about the most common start-up pitfalls and how to avoid them?

Every month, BIO invites an expert to provide an overview of business critical topics followed by the opportunity for BIO Members to meet with the expert, ask questions, and learn more.

Ask an Expert: SBIR/Federal Grant Writing

September 20 & 21, 2023 | 3-5 PM ET



January 2024 holds critical submission deadlines, and now is the time to start planning and drafting. Do you know the funding opportunities that align with your R&D? Not sure if your application satisfies all requirements?

Back by popular demand, grant writing experts from PSC Biotech are hosting twenty-minute virtual appointments to answer questions and provide resources to inform your overall grant conceptualization.

What to expect in the overview & 20-minute Zoom session:

  • Help identifying opportunities that match your company's R&D
  • Strategies for SBIR/STTR grant submissions
  • Suggested timelines and project management




Additional Resources

Ask an Expert: Pitching to Investors

October 4-5, 2023 | 3-5 PM ET

The slots for this BIO Office Hours are officially filled. Due to significant interest, we are planning future BIO Office Hours on this topic. Stay tuned!


Sharing your company’s vision with potential investors or partners can be a critical factor in growing the company. A pitch deck is an essential tool for communicating your path to success.

Ahead of the BIO Investor Forum (BIF) in October, business development expert, Linda Pullan from Pullan Consulting will be hosting twenty-minute virtual appointments to review and answer your top pitch deck questions.

What to expect in the overview & 20-minute Zoom session:

  • How to answer investors' key questions
  • Key slides to include in your pitch deck
  • How to keep your pitch deck short, yet compelling 




Previous Topics

Missed an Office Hour? Check out the recent overviews below and schedule a BIO Office Hour.


Mitigating Cyber Threats

BBS Program Chubb

FDA/Regulatory Inspections

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Cash Management

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Qualifying for R&D Tax Credits