SBIR Road Tour - Columbus, OH

June 20 - August 21 / 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
06/20/18 8:00 AM 08/21/18 5:00 PM America/New_York SBIR Road Tour - Columbus, OH United States

SBIR Road Tour, Seeding America's Future Innovations is Coming to Columbus, OH

The SBIR Road Tour is coming to Columbus, OH on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

The day will consist of panel discussions, networking and meeting with individual program managers from participating government agencies representing $2.5 billion in early stage funding. This one-day event brings together these agencies, technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.

Attendees will learn:

- how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers and technology entrepreneurs

- priorities for SBIR agencies’ funding

- the do’s and don’ts of a successful funding proposal

- how to best utilize local funding resources to improve likelihood of success


Attendees will also be able to reserve* a one-on-one meeting with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from:

- Department of Agriculture (USDA)

- Department of Commerce - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

- Department of Defense - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

- Department of Defense – Navy (DON)

- Department of Defense - Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

- Department of Energy (DOE)

- Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)

- Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

- Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

- National Science Foundation (NSF)

- United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

- Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) – JUST ADDED