Technology Commercialization Symposium

featuring
DoD, NASA, USDA, DOE and NSF

 

Dec 4, 2017 / 9 am – 4:30 pm / RTP, NC


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EARLY BIRD RATE
$85/person
through Nov. 10th

LATE REGISTRATION:
$125/person after 5:00 pm Nov. 10th


If you have questions, contact John Ujvari at sbir@sbtdc.org.

SPONSORS 

The 2017 SBIR/STTR Symposium takes a deep dive into the SBIR/STTR funding opportunities that are less current in North Carolina. Invited are agency representatives from DoD (Chem Bio, DARPA, Army), NASA, USDA, DOE and NSF, each will discuss their SBIR/STTR funding mechanisms in detail.
Whether you are new to the SBIR program or are a seasoned awardee, this symposium will provide updates on many existing opportunities that may suit your projects.
One-on-one meetings will be available with agency reps throughout the day to address specific questions you have.

 

Save $40 on Registration!
Register before Nov. 10 and pay only $85
Registration includes snacks, beverages and lunch

 

 SYMPOSIUM HIGHLiGHTS

  • Engage with SBIR/STTR Federal Agency Representatives at one-on-one meetings

  • Discover funding opportunities at agencies that you may not have considered

  • Learn from fellow SBIR awardees

  • Network with fellow hi tech companies seeking SBIR funding

  • Understand the fundamental differences between grant and contract agencies

  • Recognize the importance of your intellectual property

Location


AGENDA

8:30 am –
9:00 am
Registration and Networking
9:00 am –
9:20 am
SBIR Intro – Grants vs Contracts, etc
Updates on SBIR and STTR historically in NC
John Hardin
9:20 am –
10:30 am
Agency Overviews
Moderator: Mike Carnes
Panelists:
Larry Pollack, DoD, ChemBio
Susan Nichols, DARPA
Nicole Fox, ARO
Commander Hu
10:30 am –
10:45 am
Break
10:45 am –
Noon
Agency Overviews
Moderator: Chris Veal

Panelists:
Keith Woodman, NASA
Ramsey Smith, NASA (tech infusion manager)
S. Dockum, USDA
DOE – TDB
Noon –
1:15 pm

LUNCH Guest Speakers

1:15 pm –
2:00 pm
Patent and market landscaping analysis
2:00 pm –
2:45 pm
Client success who have diversified their agency portfolio
Panel session of clients that started with one funding agency and then found additional interest at other agencies
Michael Jay – example of NIH and DoD funding.
Epicypher (Genetics)
2:45 pm –
3:00 pm
Break
3:00 pm –
4:00 pm
The commercialization transition process at NASA, DOE, USDA and DoD
Moderator: Rebecca Barbour
Panelists:
Agency Reps
4:00 pm
Wrap-up

Speakers/Panelists

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