SBIR Road Tour – Albany, NY

7:15 am - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am - 8:30 am Welcome Remarks and Keynote Presentation
8:30 am - 8:55 am America’s SEED Fund – SBIT/STTR Overview
8:55 am - 9:10 am Federal Laboratory Consortium
9:10 am - 10:05 am Reverse Pitches – 5-Minute Agency Elevator Pitches
10:05 am - 10:40 am Flexible Funding Opportunities: The Granting Agencies
10:40 am - 10:55 am U.S Patent and Trademark Office
10:55 am - 11:25 am Surprising Opportunities with DoD and NASA
11:25 am - 12:00 pm Inside the Head of an Evaluator – Common Mistakes
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch and Pitch Competition

1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Break-Out Sessions (Below)

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Pitch Competition Winner Announcements

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Program Closing
Break-Out Sessions
Track 1 – SBIR/STTR Basics
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Hidden Opportunities
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm SBIR/STTR Proposal Best Practices
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Surviving an Award
Track 1 – SBIR/STTR Basics programming is designed for students, faculty, researchers and businesses that are new - the SBIR/STTR process. If you have not applied for or received a Phase I award, this is the track for you.
Track 2 – Commercialization Boot Camp
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Pathways - Commercialization
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Licensing Models
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Selling Your Technology
Track 2 – Commercialization Boot Camp programming is designed for students, faculty, researchers and businesses that have applied for and been awarded Phase I and Phase II awards.
Appointments with the participating agency Program Managers will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Once you register to attend the event, you will receive an invitation to schedule agency Program Manager appointments.
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