SBIR Road Tour: Calling researchers, entrepreneurs, and OHSU tech firms

SBIR Road Tour

Do you have an OHSU start-up? Are you interested in learning more about funding opportunities from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs? SBIR/STTR programs award more than $2.5 billion annually to qualified small businesses.

Registration required.

July 17, 2018
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
PSU Smith Memorial Student Union
1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland
Light breakfast, lunch, and refreshments provided.

Small Business Innovation Research Road Tour

Special live webinar for attendees in Portland and Seattle
Preparing for the SBIR Road Tour and Agency Meetings 
Tuesday, July 9th, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Leon Wolf, SBIR/STTR Assistance Manager, VertueLab will provide an overview of the one-day SBIR Road Tour in Portland and Seattle, how to get the most out of the event, prepare for one-on-ones with agency managers and how to create a quad chart for those meetings.
This will be a LIVE webinar with written Q&A and will be recorded and available from July 10 to 16, 2018.

The SBIR Road Tour is a national initiative to promote SBIR/STTR programs, which provide funds to small advanced technology firms to spur new discoveries and facilitate the commercialization of innovations.

This event offers a rare opportunity for people involved in the advanced technology communities, including women-owned and minority-owned firms.

Road Tour Highlights:

  • Reverse pitches from federal program managers
  • Success stories and tips
  • One-on-one meetings with program managers
  • Assistance and resources

Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute graphicIf you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, take advantage of this local opportunity to hear directly from federal agency program managers, and meet one-on-one with program decision makers.

Event sponsors include Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Oregon BEST, Business Oregon and Portland State University.