The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program provides funding to encourage domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization.
Join us on July 27th to learn more about the SBIR program and how this funding can apply to your technology development. At this workshop you will:
- Receive information about upcoming SBIR funding opportunities from EPA, DOE and USDA
- Hear tips from small businesses who were successful in receiving SBIR funding
- Have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with agency representatives to discuss your concept or project
- Hear from resource partners who can help you fine tune and prepare your SBIR proposal
- Have an opportunity to network with other small businesses
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. The workshop is geared towards for-profit technology and science based firms with less than 500 employees.
Thank you to all of the partners who have helped make this event possible: Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center's Environmental Management Assistance Program, Widener University SBDC, Villanova University's Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Institute, Innovation Partnership, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and U.S. Department of Agriculture.