SBIR/STTR programs are the nation's largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business. At this conference you’ll learn how to participate and compete for funding in these two programs that encourage small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) and to commercialize your technological innovations.
The Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference will take place June 16-18, 2014, at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center at Washington DC National Harbor. At this conference, attendees will learn from senior SBIR/STTR leaders and program experts on how to participate and compete for funding in each of the government's SBIR/STTR programs, which focus specifically on commercializing technological innovations.
This conference will be the year's largest gathering of SBIR/STTR Agencies, industry leaders, veteran SBIR/STTR awardees, and aspiring entrepreneurs, with emphasis on opening the SBIR/STTR pipeline to newcomers.
The NIH SBIR/STTR Program Office and 15 NIH SBIR/STTR Institute and Center (IC) representatives and the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) personnel will be available for one-on-ones. We will have an NIH SBIR/STTR booth and be speaking throughout the conference – more details to come!
- 1 on 1 meetings with 25+ SBIR Agencies
- 20+ sessions featuring Agencies, SBIR/STTR Awardees, Industry partners, and Program experts
- Pre-Conference Courses on Must-Know Small Business Basics for SBIR/STTR pursuit
- Exhibit Hall featuring SBIR/STTR Agency Pavilion, F1000 Companies, Universities, and SBIR/STTR-Funded Companies.
Early bird registration rate of $395 until April 18 – Register today!
The Gaylord Hotel is also offering discounted room rates for SBIR/STTR Conference Attendees.
The SBIR/STTR Conference is co-located with the National Innovation Summit and TechConnect World Conference & Expo, which features hundreds of business and scientific presentations from around the world. Those interested in attending all 3 conferences can register using the discount code 14SBA100 to receive $100 off the full conference rate.
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