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SBIR/STTR Road Tour Event
April 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SBIR/STTR Road Tour Events in Tennessee and Georgia Next Week
For: SBIR/STTR Technologists, Entrepreneur, Small Business Owner, Tech Transfer specialist, and Innovator,
SBA other SBIR/STTR Federal Agencies will be participating in SBIR Road Tour events in Nashville, TN and Atlanta, GA on Wednesday, April 20th and Thursday, April 21st. All are encouraged to attend and share this opportunity regarding the SBIR Road Tour, Seeding America’s Future Innovations, a national outreach effort to raise awareness and connect innovators to the annual $2.5 billion early stage funding opportunity.
The Small Business Administration and SBIR/STTR Federal Agencies want to ensure you are aware of the upcoming SBIR Road Tour events in Nashville, TN taking place Wednesday, April 20th at the Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L Parks Ave (http://launchtn.org/event/eventssbirroadtour/), and Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, April 21th at the Metro Atlanta Chamber 235 Andrew Young International Blvd (http://www.metroatlantachamber.com/event-detail/event/c62dafc2-593f-4819-a9c8-64dfbb7cc95d). These events are splendid engagement opportunities for small innovative technology firms and individuals, and others engaged in innovation driven economic development.
Other Event Highlights include:
*Opportunity to meet one-on-one with funding decision makers from 10+ agencies, including:
Department of Health and Human Services – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DOE), the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and others…
*Access state-based resources available to SBIR/STTR companies, universities, and technology entrepreneurs
*Early access to the SBA SBIR Online Learning System (Beta).
All registrants for the SBIR Road Tour events will receive a username and password to access video and written tutorial modules designed to increase their knowledge and understanding of the SBIR and STTR programs.
Beta site access will be valid until April 30th, and will provide:
*Overviews of the five largest SBIR/STTR Agencies: Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
*Guidance on having in conversations with Topic Authors;
*Instructions for finding appropriate SBIR/STTR Topics;
*Access video and written materials covering SBIR/STTR program basics—including important differences between Granting versus Contracting Agencies.