Screen Shot 2018 07 20 at 9.40.52 AMNEW HAVEN: The SBIR Road Tour is coming to New Haven on Tuesday, August 21, to convey the "nondilutive technology funding opportunity" provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The program is being hosted by: Connecticut Innovations in partnership with CTNext at New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue, New Haven.

Program managers from as many as 11 participating agencies representing $2.5 billion in early-stage funding will participate in a one-day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.

Innovators, entrepreneur and researchers as well small technology firm are welcome and invited. Participants can register online at

Reserve Your One-on-One Meeting with SBIR/STTR Program Managers from:

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Department of Defense - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Department of Defense - Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

Department of Defense - Navy

Department of Defense - Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

Department of Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)

Other Agenda Highlights Include:

Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers and technology entrepreneurs.

SBIR agencies funding priorities overviews

Engaging panel sessions:

Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes

Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose

Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD

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