Mr. Leo is a highly experienced SBIR/STTR grant writer who specializes in Chemical Engineering and other related fields. He has 35 years of experience in engineering, R&D, product development and project management. Mr. Leo has helped over 80 companies with SBIR/STTR and other proposal submissions to USDA, NSF, NIH, EPA, DOE, and more, resulting in $2.3 million in awards. Mr. Leo collaborates extensively with university incubators and accelerators across the northwest. He has delivered 30 training sessions, presentations and conference events to startups in Oregon and Washington. His technical specialties are in microtechnology, chemical processes, cleantech, materials and printing science. Mr. Leo has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MS in Chemical Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
When preparing an SBIR/STTR proposal for a client, Mr. Leo places special emphasis on understanding the subject matter, clarifying the value proposition and fit for the agency, and preparing a commercialization strategy. Using his broad engineering knowledge and business experience, he often assists clients with market research, prior art discovery and competitive technology and business analysis. He is an expert in finding and highlighting the hidden strengths of the proposal and the team, then telling a compelling story with great narrative flow.
To work with SBIR/STTR Grant Writer Mr. Leo, please visit our quote page and request him in the description area.