The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs are highly competitive, encouraging small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) work with potential for commercialization.
National SBIR/STTR conferences are typically the largest and most important conferences specializing in helping small businesses learn about participating in SBIR/STTR programs. At this Conference, representatives from all 11 federal agencies with SBIR/STTR programs will attend, in addition to other SBIR/STTR experts and trainers. Conference highlights include:
Presentations from all SBIR/STTR Agency Program Managers
Learn how to successfully submit competitive research proposals
Hear from government, industry and academic experts on successful commercialization strategies
Interact with SBIR/STTR Agency Program Managers, technology entrepreneurs, large company representatives, and researchers in Roundtable discussions, sessions and 1-on-1 meetings
Learn about cutting-edge opportunities in defense, agriculture, energy, and health/medicine
Optional pre conference workshops on SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II and licensing and commercialization
Exhibitor & Innovation Showcase Information:
TechConnect is pleased to host 2016 TechConnect World, May 22-25 in Washington DC. The event, co-located with the 2016 National Innovation Summit the 2016 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference, delivers the world’s largest showcase and accelerator for industry-vetted emerging-technologies ready for commercialization.
Don’t miss this opportunity to place your technology, your company, or your agency’s awardee portfolio into the TechConnect Innovation Showcase and Accelerator program to be matched with the world’s largest gathering of potential investment and corporate partners.
Who submits technologies?
Universities (TTOs, TLOs)
National & Federal labs
SBIR Phase II Awardees
Public & Private Research Institutions
Corporate Research Divisions
What are we looking for?
Breakthrough technologies that are ready for licensing, corporate partnering, or investment opportunities.
***Co-located Events: TechConnect World Innovation Conference, SBIR/STTR National Conference, National Innovation Summit and Showcase, and Nanotech