july, 2017

21jul8:00 am4:00 pmSBIR Road Tour8:00 am - 4:00 pm Marriott Griffin Gate Event Organized By: KSEF | Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation Cost: $45-150


Event Details

SMALL TECHNOLOGY FIRMS AND INNOVATORS, America’s Largest Seed Fund is Coming to Lexington, KY!

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 Energy (DOE)
» Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health (NIH)
» National Science Foundation (NSF)
» Department of Defense – Air Force (USAF)
» Department of Defense – Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
» Department of Defense – Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
» Department of Defense – Navy (USN)
» Department of Defense – Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
» National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
» United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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.




(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Marriott Griffin Gate

800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511