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Jan 30

SBIR/STTR Workshop: Resources for Entrepreneurs

January 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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

UTRF Business Incubator | ACEI Accelerator
2450 E.J. Chapman Drive, Knoxville, TN
January 30, 2018 | 9:00 – 10:30 AM (EST)


Registration deadline: January 26, 2018 @ 5 PM (EST)

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

Translating academic research into viable commercial products can have a tremendous impact on the scientific community. LaunchTN offers resources for entrepreneurial researchers to advance their commercialization efforts.

The Networks program pairs life science and energy mentors with promising new companies and offers unique access to industry-specific research assets, subject-matter experts and Launch Tennessee’s growth-stage programming.

Microgrants provide up to $6,000 for grant-writing assistance to Tennessee-based early-stage companies applying for an SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II or Fast-Track award.

The SBIR/STTR Matching Fund provides non-dilutive funding to Tennessee-based companies upon their successful federal grant award. Launch Tennessee administers the $1.5M fund (FY18) and disburses Phase I Match Contributions at up to $0.60 per $1, Phase II Match Contributions are $0.25 per $1.

Contact with any questions or to sign up for an appointment during office hours to discuss specific projects.


January 30, 2018
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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