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Small Business Support: Learn how 5 Federal Agencies can fund your research and expansion


SBIR/STTR Conference –  Get in on America’s Seed Fund

WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: University of California Riverside (UCR)
900 University Avenue, Highlander Union Building, Room 302 South, Riverside, CA 92521

Federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs provide $2.5 Billion in capital funding every year to help small business entrepreneurs bring transformative innovations to market.

Join program officers from five federal agencies for this incredible conference to learn how to obtain early stage funding to commercialize your idea. Make an appointment to meet with agency program directors via the link below. Discuss your potential proposals with the Department of Defense, US Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation. Meet with former grant winners, founders, and business experts/mentors. Discuss your ideas with public representatives. Sign up for special workshops on topics vital for funding success.

Learn how 5 Federal Agencies can fund your research and expansion Network. Learn. Collaborate
150+ Attendees
5 Federal Agencies
Workshops and Agency Speaker Sessions

Why Attend? There are so many benefits! Here’s just a few:

  • 1:1 Meetings with the agency directors that review your grant proposals
  • Focused workshops tailored to preparing your proposals for the best results
  • Invaluable networking opportunities with agency officials, grant winners, practitioners and peers

Register to Join Us and Make Your Appointments with Agencies!

During registration checkout, you’ll have the chance to register for workshops and make an appointment.

Register to Attend These Workshops

  • Understanding Reviewer Criteria; what are their guidelines; what are they looking for to determine if your proposal merits funding?
  • Commercialization Plan Development: How to development a winning business model
  • Communicating Research Intent: Study Approach Development for non-Academics

Make an appointment with an agency officer.
Hear from agency speakers; meet with local, state and federal representatives; learn winning tips from grant awardees from each agency.

Presented by the University of California Riverside EPIC SBDC and Powered by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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