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Register Now for the 2017 SBIR/STTR Conference on March 23-24

Arizona Center for Innovation
March 8, 2017

Date: March 23-24
Location: Radisson Suites, 6555 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ
Register by March 17:

Register now for the two day SBIR/STTR conference dedicated to helping the University community learn about and make use of the Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR). What does SBIR/STTR mean? To a University of Arizona researcher, faculty member or student, it means federal funding.

The mission of the SBIR/STTR program is to support scientific excellence and technological innovation through the investment of Federal research funds in critical American priorities to build a strong national economy. The federal government allocates these targeted funds to help commercialize inventions. In other words, this money is set aside to help you take your research from the lab to the marketplace.

Conference attendees have a special opportunity to meet one-on-one with SBIR/STTR program managers including:

  • Air Force - James A. Sweeney III – CRP program manager, CIV USAF ARMC AFRL/SB
  • DARPA - Anne Neumann – SBPO | program manager (SETA), DARPA SBIR/STTR Program 
  • NAVY - Richard R. McNamara – NAVSEA SBIR/STTR transition coordinator, NAVSEA SBIR/STTR
  • NASA - Jenn Gustetic – program executive for SBIR/STTR, NASA

Learn about federal SBIR and STTR programs from experts representing various agencies, including DARPA, NAVY, NOAA, Air Force and NASA.

Experience a showcase of resources to support you through the SBIR/STTR process including: small business consultants, grant writers and reviewers, legal resources, accounting services, workforce development providers, and UA resources for faculty, researchers and community members.

Connect with federal agency representatives, large prime companies, university faculty and researchers, small businesses and state-wide support resources to explore technology needs and how to produce better proposals.

For more details and to register visit:

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