Defense TechConnect Conference & Expo
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DELIVERING INNOVATION ACCELERATING COMMERCIALIZATION

Join leadership from America's largest angel investment fund, representing over $2.5B of early-state, high-risk technology funding for small business.

INNOVATION INVESTMENT ACCELERATION

ABOUT THE SBIR/STTR INNOVATION SUMMIT

SBIR/STTR programs are the nation's largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business.

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are the nation's largest source of early stage, high risk research and development funding for small businesses. These programs provide more than $2.5 billion annually in competitive awards, enabling entrepreneurs to develop new technologies and ultimately facilitate the commercialization of innovation. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with and hear from SBIR/STTR leaders and experts, as they learn how to submit more competitive proposals and leverage available resources.

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HOW TO PARTICIPATE

SBIR/STTR Innovation Program attendees have several participation options:


 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Interact with government SBIR/STTR program managers and staff, industry leaders.

Opportunities include 1-on-1 meetings, program sessions, and workshops. SBIR/STTR Innovation Program attendees receive access to 1-1 SBIR Meeting Site.

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2018 PARTICIPATING AGENCIES
(as of August 2018)

DHS
Dept. of
Transportation
DTRA
Defense Threat
Reduction Agency
NSF
National Science
Foundation
Dept of Energy
Dept of Energy

AIRFORCE
Air Force

NAVY
Navy

NIST
National Institute of
Standards and Technology
Nasa
NASA


MDA
Missile Defense
Agency

USDA
Dept. of
Agriculture

CBD
National Oceanic and
Atmospheric
Administration
SOCOM
Special Operations
Command
 
 
SBA
US Small Business
Administration
USPTO
US Patent and
Trademark Office
CBD
US Department
of Defense
DARPA
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
CBD SBIR
Chemical and Biological Defese Small Business Innovation Research

 

 

SPONSORS

 
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SUPPORTING PARTNERS

 
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South Tampa Chamber Of Commerce
St Pete Chamber Of Commerce
Tampa Wave
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