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SBIR Road Tour California at UC Berkeley

Type: CAI Event
Start Date: September 15, 2017 08:00 AM
End Date: September 15, 2017 05:00 PM
Location: UC Berkeley. See details below.
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Hosted by UC Berkeley  


The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Federal and State Program Managers representing $2.5 billion in early stage funding have been invited to present at a series of events to technology entrepreneurs and innovation supporters from across the United States. This event is a coveted opportunity for those involved in the advanced technology communities, including women-owned and minority-owned firms.

If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, take advantage of this coveted local opportunity to hear directly from federal agency program managers, and meet one-on-one with program decision makers.

Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs;
  • SBIR Agencies Funding Priorities Overviews

Engaging Panel Sessions:

  • Seed funding your Idea through SBIR
  • Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Lessons Learned and Common Mistakes
  • Technology Alignment, Opportunities, and Funding from the Warfighter (Defense focused)
Meet One-on-One with SBIR/STTR Program Managers, including: 
  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Commerce - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Department of Defense - Air Force (USAF)
  • Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense - Navy
  • Department of Defense - Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Additional details at http://www.sbirroadtour.com/dates.php#

Contact Information:  
Akash Bakshi 
Assistant Director of Marketing and Technology Analysis 
(510) 664-4385 

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