If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm looking for non-dilutive early stage funding, you may want to attend the SBIR Road Tour when it stops in Wichita. The Road Tour is designed to encourage those in the advanced technology communities, including women-owned and minority-owned firms, to learn about the $2.5 billion provided annually by Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBTT) programs.
Federal and State program managers from the departments and organizations listed below will present information and meet one-on-one at Wichita State University on April 30, 2015. The event is free and includes breakfast and lunch.
If you would like to attend, register at www.wichita.edu/businessbooster. You can also go online now to www.sbirroadtour.com/meetings/ks/ to request one-on-one meeting with program decision makers. Meetings are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Meet One-on-One with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from:
» Department of Agriculture (USDA)
» Department of Commerce – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
» Department of Defense – Air Force
» Department of Defense – Army
» Department of Defense – Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
» Department of Defense – Navy
» Department of Energy (DOE)
» Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health (NIH)
» Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
» Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
» National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
» National Science Foundation (NSF)
» Small Business Administration (SBA)
» United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: 2nd floor of the Rhatigan Student Center at Wichita State University
For more info, visit wichita.edu/businessbooster