National SBIR Conference May 14-16, 2013

SBIR/STTR programs are the nation’s largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business. At this Washington, DC, conference, attendees will 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 ¬†technological innovations. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with government SBIR/STTR program managers and staff, industry leaders and veteran SBIR/STTR awardees to learn how to access SBIR/STTR, build partnerships, and create successful commercialization strategies. Opportunities include Roundtable discussions, 1-on-1 meetings, and Conference sessions. For more information, visit: SBIR Conference.

The National SBIR Conference and the 2nd annual National Innovation Summit and Showcase will be held in parallel with the 16th annual TechConnect World Conference, at the Gaylord Convention Center, May 12-16, 2013.¬†In support of the White House and Congressional call for innovation commercialization initiatives, the National Innovation Summit and Showcase delivers the world’s largest showcase of industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization. Don’t miss as TechConnect presents the Nation’s top innovations emerging from our federal technology funding programs. All showcasing innovations are vetted by our industry and investment review committees, and all will participate the TechConnect Corporate Acceleration and Matchmaking Programs with our participating Corporate and Investment Partners. Visit: www.nationalinnovationsummit.com/about/