November National SBIR Conference Registration Now Open
The State of Connecticut is hosting the 2008 National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Conference on November 12-14 with pre-conference workshops on November 11. The focus is on innovation, commercialization and doing business.
With the reauthorization of the SBIR Program scheduled for September 30, 2008, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and universities need to understand what’s happening to the program and need to participate in activities that will advance their technologies, products and services.
Program Activities include:
- One-on-Ones – meet privately with the 11 Agencies participating in the SBIR/STTR Programs, 6 Federal Labs, 15 Large Companies;
- Open Innovation Discussions – Learn how companies scout for innovation;
- Poster Show – Showcase your technologies, products, services;
- “Speed Dating” – Networking; and
- Much More!
Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Proctor & Gamble, Raytheon, Textron Bell Helicopter, General Dynamics Electric Boat, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, GE, Praxair, Hamilton Sundstrand, etc.
For more information and to register, please visit: www.SBIRnational.com