Co-Located with National SBIR/STTR Conference and TechConnect World Conference & Epxpo
 

ABOUT THE SBIR CONFERENCE


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.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES


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. SBIR Conference attendees receive online access to 1-1 SBIR Meeting Site.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE


National SBIR Conference Attendees have several participation options. More information to be posted soon:
>> Register to Attend the Conference
>> View the Agenda
>> Innovation & SBIR Showcase
>> Pre-Conference Half-Day Courses
>> Participate in Roundtables
>> One-on-One Meetings with SBIR Agencies
>> Agency Profiles and Areas of Interest

CO-LOCATED EVENTS


National Innovation  Conference

TechConnect World Conference and Expo 2015

2014 NATIONAL SBIR CONFERENCE SPEAKERS INCLUDED:


John Williams
John Williams
U.S. Navy
  Christopher Rinaldi
Christopher Rinaldi
DOD SBIR-STTR
  Maria Contreras-Sweet
Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet
SBA
  Edsel Brown
Edsel Brown
U.S. Small Business Administration
Manny Oliver
Manny Oliver
U.S. Department of Energy
 Matthew Portnoy
Matthew Portnoy
National Institutes of Health
  Charles Cleland
Charles Cleland
USDA
  Lenka Fedorkova
Lenka Fedorkova
National Institutes of Health
Lee Ann Boyerr
Lee Ann Boyer
Navy SBIR/STTR
 Ray Friesenhahn
Ray Friesenhahn
TechLink
  Javier Saade,
Javier Saade
SBA Office of Investment and Innovation
  G. Nagesh Rao
G. Nagesh Rao
SBA Office of Investment and Innovation
Rich Leshner
John Pucci
Army
 R Shukla
Rohit Shukla
Larta Inc.
  W Miller
Wendy Miller
Shell
  R Farmer
Russ Farmer
ReliAscent LLC
Christine Villa
Christine Villa
BRTRC Federal Solutions
 Jesse Erlich
Jesse Erlich
Burns & Levinson, LLP
  Shing Kwok
Shing Kwok
USDA
  Elissa (Lisa) Sobolewski
Elissa (Lisa) Sobolewski
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
David Novak
David Novak
Inventis Group, LLC
 Pravina Raghavan
Pravina Raghavan
SBA Office of Investment and Innovation
  Terry Griffin
Terry Griffin
Huntsville Advanced Defense Technology Cluster
  Rick Shindelli
Rick Shindell
Zyn Systems
Jaime Durley
Jaime Durley
Office of Inspector General, US Department of Health and Human Services
 Norton Kaplan
Norton Kaplan
Foresight Science & Technology, Inc.
  Jere Glover
Jere Glover
Brand Law Group
  April Richards
April Richards
National Science Foundation’s (NSF)
Ed Jamesonr
Ed Jameson
Jameson & Company LLC
 Mark Henry
Mark Henry
Grow Emerging Companies LLC
  Jim Greenwood,
Jim Greenwood
Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc.
  Joe Hennessey
Joe Hennessey
National Science Foundation’s (NSF)
Montgomery Fisher
Montgomery Fisher
National Science Foundation
 Tammy Ryman
Tammy Ryman
Department of the Navy
  Christopher Zember,
Christopher Zember
Department of Defense
  Steven Chen
Steven Chen
Blu Ventures
Amanda Morris
Amanda Morris
National Science Foundation
 Anna Skinner
Anna Skinner
AnthroTronix Inc.
  Bonny Heet,
Bonny Heet
United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
  Mark Florh
Mark Florh
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
Tracy Frost
Tracy Frost
US Department of Defense
 Sue Purvis
Sue Purvis
United States Patent and Trademark Office
  David Sikora
David Sikora
Air Force
  Nareg Sagherian
Nareg Sagherian
SBA Office of Investment and Innovation
 

2014 National Innovation Partners - Technologies Featured From and Meet With:


DoE
Department
of Energy
DoD
Department
of Defense
NIH
National Institutes
of Health
NIST
National Institute of
Standards and Technology
AF
Air Force
airforceSBIR
Air Force SBIR/STTR
Army
Army

Navy
MDA
Chemical and
Biological Defense

Defense Advanced
Research Projects
Agency

Defense Health
Program

Defense Logistics
Agency

Defense
MicroElectronics
Activity (DMEA)

Defense Threat
Reduction Agency
(DTRA)

Missile Defense
Agency (MDA)

National
Geospatial-Intelligence
Agency(NGA)

NASA:

National Science
Foundation

Department of
Homeland Security

Research &
Engineering
(ASD(R&E))

Special Operations
Command(SOCOM)

US Small Business
Administration
 

2014 TechConnect Platinum Sponsors


BASF Bosch Lockheed Martin nanocomp
 

2014 TechConnect Gold Sponsor

2014 TechConnect Silver Sponsors


TechOpp     Business Sweden EPO NANOPOLIS
 

2014 University Partner


Texas AM

2014 State Accelerator Partners


Business Oregon ISTCISTC
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SMIT Virginia WestVirginia
 

2014-2015 Corporate Acceleration Partners


Aerojet Rocketddyne Arkema Ashland.gif BASF Bosch
Capewell chevron Corning Daikin DSM Dupont General Atomics Electromagnetics
Harris + Harris Group.gif Ingersoll Rand Jabil Lockheed Martin LORD
MeadWestvaco Michelin Momentive Mosaic nationalgrid
Oxford Instruments Panasonic Praxair SAINT-GOBAIN Sabic Shell
Sherwin Williams SK Innovation Union Honest Investments UTC
 

2014 Technology Development Partners


Argonne ATGI bcc Research Vanderbilt CTTC Diversified Tech Graphene Frontiers
Griffith University kitech Lawrence Livermore Nat Lab Lehigh UnivOTT Marshall University Middle Tennessee
NASA NETL NREL National University of Singapore Northeastern University
Northern Illinois University Oak Ridge National Lab Onami Oregon Health Science Univ Oregon State University Rutgers EcoComplex
Sandia National Laboratories SRNL Sung Kyun Kwan University Tecnologico De Monterrey Tennessee Tech University University Central Florida Tech Transfer
 University Of Illinois  University Of Minnesota UTRF West Virginia Univ World Gold Council
 

2014 TechConnect Supporting Partners


ACCT Angel Capital Assoc Angel Venture Forum Antenna AURP AUT
Azonano Battery Power CMP SBIR
  FLC.jpg LES MEMS Journal Nafigate NIA
nanotechweb.org NASVF NVCA Physics Today sarta
Solid State Technology Taylor Francis CRC Texas Nanotech Initiative uidp
 

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