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Apr 16

Launch TN: SBIR Road Tour Stop

April 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Chattanooga, TN on Monday, April 16, 2018, to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
On April 16, individual program managers from as many as 11 participating agencies representing $2.5 billion in early-stage funding will participate in a one day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.
If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about federal funding programs that are available to you.
Agenda Highlights
» Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs
» SBIR Agencies Funding Priorities Overviews
» Engaging Panel Sessions: 
» Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes
» Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
» Staying On Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD
Register Today to Reserve Your One-on-One Meeting with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from:
» Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA
» Department of Agriculture (USDA)
» Department of Defense – Air Force (USAF
» Department of Defense – Missile Defense Agency (MDA
» Department of Defense – Nav
» Department of Defense – Special Operations Command (SOCOM
» Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health (NIH
» Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
» Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)
» Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
» National Science Foundation (NSF)
» United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
One-on-one meetings will allow attendees to meet with up to three agencies. These meetings will be scheduled outside of Eventbrite, via email communication from SBIR Road Tour staff. Once your 1:1 meetings are confirmed, LaunchTN staff will contact you about agency preparation support with our commercialization consultant. This support is included in the workshop fee and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Edney Innovation Center
1100 Market Street, Floor 5
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Monday, April 16
8:00 am – 4:00 pm EST
(breakfast & lunch included)
Register Today


April 16, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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