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 - 9:00 am America’s SEED Fund – SBIT/STTR Overview
9:00 am - 9:15 am Federal Laboratory Consortium
9:15 am - 9:50 am Reverse Pitches – 5-Minute Agency Elevator Pitches
9:50 am - 10:30 am Flexible Funding Opportunities: The Granting Agencies
10:30 am - 10:45 am U.S Patent and Trademark Office
10:45 am - 11:20 am Surprising Opportunities with DoD and NASA
11:20 am - 12:00 pm Inside the Head of an Evaluator – Common Mistakes
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch and Pitch Competition

1:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Break-Out Sessions (Below)

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Pitch Competition Winner Announcements

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Program Closing
Break-Out Sessions
Track 1 – SBIR/STTR Basics
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Hidden Opportunities
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm SBIR/STTR Proposal Best Practices
2:45 pm - 3:30 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
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Pathways - Commercialization
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Licensing Models
2:45 pm - 3:30 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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