The 2020 SBIR Week in the Midwest is a virtual, collaborative outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the SBIR/STTR programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3.7 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas.
This national outreach event provides attendees with an opportunity to hear directly from the participating federal agency program managers that administer over 5,500 new awards annually and to meet virtually one-on-one with program decision makers.
Events during the week include:
SBA/SBIR staff will follow-up via email to coordinate one-on-one meetings with agency program managers.
Those who register before Oct. 9 will be able to request partner meetings (limit 4). Oct. 15 is the deadline to make meeting requests.Confirmed agency participants:• Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)• DoD - Army SBIR• DoD - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)• DoD - Defense Health Agency (DHA)• DoD - Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)• DoD - Department of the Navy (DON)• DoD - Joint Science and Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JSTO-CBD)• DoD - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)• DoD – Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)• DoD - Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD SBIR) • DoD - U.S. Air Force (USAF)• Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)• National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)• National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)• National Science Foundation (NSF)• U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)• U.S. Department of Education (DoED)• U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)• U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)• U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)• U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)• U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
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