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SBIR Week in the Midwest: Panels and Presentations

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Small Business Administration Research Park, EnterpriseWorks, Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, CUSBDC
Location
Virtual
Virtual
Date
Oct 19, 2020   9:00 am - 3:00 pm  
Cost
FREE
Registration
Registration
Contact
Laura Bleill
E-Mail
lwbleill@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Research Park Events

Join us on Monday, October 19 from 9-1:30PM for the SBIR Week in the Midwest opening day. This national outreach event provides attendees with an opportunity to hear directly from participating federal agency program managers. NOTE: Registration for the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday events will continue through the week. Registration for Thursday's one-on-one meetings is now closed. 

 

Registration is now available HERE: https://go.researchpark.illinois.edu/sbirweek

 

This event is FREE.  

 

Agenda:

Monday, October 19, 2020

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM             Sign into virtual lobby

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM             Introduction, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM          Getting Started with SBIR/STTR

  • Description: New to the world of SBIR/STTR?  This panel will answer questions about how to get started, agency pre-requisites, required registrations, nuances between granting and contracting agencies, etc.
  • Moderator: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Panelists: Program Managers from SBIR Participating Agencies

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM        BREAK

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM        Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes

  • Description: Panel discussion with Agency Program Managers on the most common and avoidable mistakes made by applicants, as well as candid insights for preparing more competitive proposals.
  • Moderator: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Panelists: Program Managers from SBIR Participating Agencies

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM        BREAK

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM         Success in Phase I - Moving to Phase II and Beyond

  • Description: This panel will answer questions about agency nuances in moving from Phase I to Phase II and on to Phase III; what do companies that make successful transitions look like? What milestones do the agencies look for in each transition? How important are letters of support? What supplements are available? Do they make use of Technical and Business Assistance (TABA)?
  • Moderator: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Panelists: Program Managers from SBIR Participating Agencies

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM         BREAK

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM           USPTO [Invited]

  • Presenter: TBD

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM             BREAK

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM             Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) [Invited]

  • Presenter: TBD

 

Learn about the SBIR Week in the Midwest here.

 

Join us during SBIR Week in the Midwest for more SBIR programming:

 

Tuesday, October 20, 12-1PM:

SBIR Workshop with Roland Garton: SBIR Budgets and Other Administrative Detail

 

Wedneday, October 21, 12-1PM:

Female Founders & the SBIR Program: Challenges & Opportunities

 

If you have questions, or need accommodations for this event, please contact Laura Bleill at lwbleill@illinois.edu.

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