SBIR Week in the Midwest: Missouri
SBIR Week in the Midwest connects entrepreneurs to the country's largest source of early-stage funding - the SBIR/STTR programs.
2020 SBIR Week in the Midwest is a virtual, collaborative outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – the SBIR/STTR programs. Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR/STTR programs provide over $3.7 billion in funding to small businesses each year in a wide variety of technology areas.
The Missouri virtual event, hosted by the Missouri Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), and will provide attendees with an opportunity to hear directly from the participating federal agency program managers that administer over 5,500 new awards annually and to meet virtually one-on-one with program decision-makers.
SBIR Week in the Midwest: Missouri registration includes access to:
- Monday, October 19
9:00am-2:00pm - Live panels & presentations from FLC and USPTO
3:00pm-4:30pm - Investor Funding Panel, Hosted by the Missouri SBDC and moderated by Jack Scatizzi, Executive Director of Missouri Technology Corporation
- Tuesday, October 20
8:30am-10:00am - What it Takes to Win: SBIR Award Panel, Hosted by the Missouri SBDC and moderated by Harry Arader, BioGenerator
10:15am-11:30am - Value Proposition Development & Presentation, Hosted by the Missouri SBDC
- Wednesday, October 21
SBIR Program Representative one-on-one meetings with participating agency representatives. This is by scheduled appointment only. Registration required by October 15 at 9:00am CDT. Not all registrants may be eligible to schedule meetings. Limited appointments are available.
Registration deadline is October 15, 202 at 9:00am CDT.
Registered participants will receive additional emails from [email protected] including a registration confirmation within two-weeks of registering with the Missouri SBDC. Add this email address as a safe sender. If emails are not coming through to your inbox please check your Spam/Junk folders. If you do not receive a unique link within two weeks of registration, you may contact [email protected] directly.