LaunchTN: SBIR/STTR Workshop, Resources for Entrepreneurial Researchers

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LaunchTN: SBIR/STTR Workshop, Resources for Entrepreneurial Researchers

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Location

The University of Tennessee Research Foundation

Strong Hall (Room 126)

1621 West Cumberland Avenue

Knoxville, TN 37996

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Description

Register for this workshop to get in-depth exposure to federal grant funding opportunities and learn of resources specifically available to Tennesseans.

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive federal program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in research and development that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization.

In addition, LaunchTN maintains a portfolio of resources for Tennessee-based entrepreneurial researchers to advance their commercialization efforts. These resources include:

  1. Networks programs that pair mentors with promising new companies and entrepreneurs;
  2. Microgrants that provide financial support for grant-writing assistance to Tennessee-based early-stage companies; and
  3. the SBIR Matching Fund that provides non-dilutive capital to Tennessee-based companies upon their successful federal grant award.

There will be the opportunity to sign up for one-on-one meetings with an SBIR consultant, to be held immediately following the workshop. More details will be provided.

Please direct questions about this workshop to allie@launchtn.org.

This workshop is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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