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SBIR Road Tour: Seeding America's Future Innovations

8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland

7801 Alumni Dr
College Park, MD 20742

Registration Cost: $65.00
Early Bird Registration (ends July 18, 2019): $50.00
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University of Maryland Current Students (university ID # required): $25.00
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America's Seed Fund (the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs) annually provides approximately over $3 billion in non-dilutive early-stage technology funding. The SBIR Road Tour is an opportunity for tech innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers to learn how to access this funding, meet one-on-one with decision makers, and connect with local state innovation ecosystem members. This one-day event will provide attendees, including women and minority entrepreneurs, the opportunity to engage with representatives from various SBIR/STTR agencies.

If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity.

Reserve Your One-on-One Meeting with SBIR/STTR Program Managers various agencies! Pariticpating agencies will be announced shortly.

Other Agenda Highlights Include:

  • Learn how to access local and state resources available to innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs.
  • SBIR Agencies Funding Priorities Overviews
  • Engaging Panel Sessions:
    • Inside the Head of an Evaluator: Common Mistakes
    • Flexible Funding Opportunities: The Granting Agencies
    • Surprising Opportunities with NASA and the DoD

Full agenda will be announced in July 2019. 

Learn more at

Follow America’s Seed Fund on Twitter via @sbirgov #SBIRRoadTour or #seedthefuture

This SBIR Road Tour stop is Hosted By: UM Ventures and Maryland Small Business Development Center

SBIR Road Tour Sponsors: Maryland Department of Commerce, TEDCO, and MII