2017 SBIR Road Tour, Los Angeles

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MORNING SESSION (8:00am – Noon)

8:00am – America’s seed fund: SBIR / STTR Overview

8:25am – Reverse pitches: 5 Minute agency Elevator Pitch

9:30am –  R&D for a Public Purpose: (the Granting Agencies)

10:10am – Business with the Warfighter: Technology Alignment, Opportunities and Funding

10:50am – Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)

11:05am – United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)

11:20am –  Lessons Learned & Common Mistakes


LUNCH (Noon – 1:00pm)


AFTERNOON SESSION (1:00 – 4:00pm)

1:00pm – SBIR / STTR funded Companies: Success Stories Panel

2:30pm  – Best Practices in SBIR/STTR Grant Writing

3:00pm – Overview of Local Resources for Startup Companies: LA Mayor’s Office

3:30pm – Understanding the Logistics of the SBIR / STTR Submission Process

4:00pm –  Event Close



***One-on-One sessions run concurrently with agency presentations and panels. Agenda subject to change***