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SBIR Road Tour: America’s Largest Seed Fund is Coming to Nashville, TN!

Posted by on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Uncategorized .

Are you an Innovator? Entrepreneur? Researcher? Small Technology Firm?
Could you or your company use up to $1.5 million in research funding?


Nashville, TN | April 20th, 2016

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Discounts available through LaunchTN for Vanderbilt graduate students, see below for details!

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort to convey the non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Federal and State Program Managers representing the $2.5 billion in early stage funding have been invited to present at a series of events to technology entrepreneurs and innovation supporters from across the United States.

Use the code VANDYGRAD which will give the first 10 graduate students free registration. Also, the code VANDY20 has been set up to give $20 off the registration price for all other registrants!

Agencies in attendance will be:

  • USDA
  • Navy
  • Army
  • Missile Defense
  • DOE
  • Health
  • Homeland Security
  • NASA
  • NSF
  • US Dept of Patent and Trademarks

 ANYONE working in research that could be specific to one of these agencies, or who needs information from the Patent and Trademark office, is stronlgy encouraged to attend.  The small business association has been asked to specifically focus outreach on women and minority businesses. 

Please see flyer for more information 

Questions can be directed to :

Lindsey A. Cox
Innovation & Commercialization Manager
Launch Tennessee
211 7th Ave N; Suite 205
Nashville, TN 37219
W: (615) 823-7758 ext 109

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