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Current Events:
August 17, 2017 SBIR/STTR Funding at DOD & DHS (11:30 AM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
August 17, 2017
11:30 AM - 04:30 PM
CIT and The Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program are proud to present this special intro to the SBIR and STTR programs. Event features presentations from several agencies, followed by one on one time. Learn what agencies participate in SBIR, eligibility rules, solicitation schedules, how contracting and granting agencies differ, and how to plan your approach to these important programs.
 
August 24, 2017 Funding Your Tech Startup -- State, Local & Federal Funding Programs (11:00 AM - 05:30 PM)
Event details:
August 24, 2017
11:00 AM - 05:30 PM
SBIR funding is one of America’s most important funding sources for early stage technology development. With over $2.5B awarded each year, it is known as “America’s Seed Fund”. Learn about this special program, and how to include as part of a funding strategy to build your business. CIT’s funding support programs will also be presented, along with updates on the RAMP Accelerator, upcoming events from RBTC, and other local programs that support early staged technology firms.
 
August 25, 2017 Technology Funding Sources from CIT (11:00 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
August 25, 2017
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
IT is pleased to collaborate with the Floyd Innovation Center to present this special event. Learn about the funding support programs available to Virginia companies through the Center for Innovative Technology. Hear a short intro to the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding programs, followed by an overview of the services available from the Floyd Innovation Center. Come learn about these valuable resources, enjoy lunch on us, & network with others in the tech community!
 
Looking Forward:
September 11, 2017 National Cancer Institute SBIR Contract Solicitation, Funding Sources & Resources -- Lunch & Learn (11:00 AM - 02:30 PM)
Event details:
September 11, 2017
11:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Learn about key funding programs and resources available from the National Cancer Institute. In addition to the annual NIH SBIR/STTR Omnibus Solicitation that has three deadlines, the NIH also has an annual SBIR Contracts Solicitation. Come learn about this unique program and tips to make your proposal more competitive.
 
September 20, 2017 State, Local & Federal Support for Virginia's Cyber Security Community (12:30 PM - 06:00 PM)
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September 20, 2017
12:30 PM - 06:00 PM
This special session will highlight some of the programs available to startup and early stage cyber security companies in Virginia. The Commonwealth has developed initiatives to foster the development of this growth industry across the state, and the local Hampton Roads region is developing additional strategic programs. Meet with key cyber industry program leaders, other cyber security focused entrepreneurs, and learn how to use these key programs to further develop your technology.
 
September 21, 2017 SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Tips for NSF & DOD (All Day Event)
Event details:
September 21, 2017
All Day Event
With over $2.5B awarded each year, SBIR Grants are known as “America’s Seed Fund”. Full day workshop presents an overview of the SBIR/STTR programs at two contrasting agencies -- NSF and DOD. Learn how these agencies differ, next deadlines, and tips to make your proposals more compelling. The next deadline DOD SBIR/STTR is October, and NSF is in December, 2017. Plan ahead to improve your odds!
 
September 22, 2017 SBIR/STTR Proposal Tips for NASA (08:30 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
September 22, 2017
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM
With over $2.5B awarded each year, SBIR Grants are known as “America’s Seed Fund”. This special half day session provides tips on how to approach an SBIR proposal with NASA. Learn how they are organized, how they create topics, when their next solicitation is, and tips to improve your odds of winning. Event will also feature a short talk by Keith Woodman, SBIR/STTR Program Manager at NASA Langley. Also learn about programs available from CIT to help your proposal preparation.
 
October 17, 2017-October 18, 2017 NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop (08:30 AM - 02:00 PM)
Event details:
October 17, 2017-October 18, 2017
08:30 AM - 02:00 PM
This 1.5 day workshop presents an in depth guide to writing a compelling NIH SBIR/STTR proposal. The NIH has over $800M available each year via SBIR/STTR, funding early stage, high risk research on projects that have a high potential to make a big impact. Learn how to plan, engage with the NIH, and begin to write a compelling and compliant proposal. This event is especially useful for those targeting the January 2018 deadlines. Presented by Lisa Kurek of BBC ETC.
 
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