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Monday, October 29, 2018

Funding Opportuninities for Virginia's Technology Community, Danville, VA

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM



The session will feature overviews of various funding sources available to support R&D and commercialization of technology by small companies and researchers in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Session is ideal for current & future entrepreneurs, researchers in higher ed and other non-profit institutions who need funding and support to further develop and commercialize technology. Hear from executives from the Center for Innovative Technology charted with supporting technology development in Va.

AGENDA

-2:30-3PM:  Checkin/Registration

-3:00-3:10PM:  Welcome

-3:10PM-3:40PM:  Intro to Federal SBIR/STTR Funding & CIT's SBIR Support Programs -- Learn how 11 Federal agencies award $150K-$1.5M in gratns to fund early stage research (over $3B in FY2018!). Presented by Robert Brooke, Dir. Federal Funding Program, CIT

-3:40PM-4:00PM:  Federal Panel -- Reps from SBIR Agencies invited to provide overviews of their programs.

-4:00PM-4:20PM: Overview of the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) FY19 Solicitiation Announcement!  Learn about CRCF grants for private sector, higher ed and research institutes. Presented by Nancy Vorona, VP Research Investment, CIT.

-4:20-4:40PM:  CIT's GAP Fund, Virginia Founders Fund, and MACH37 Cyber Accelerator Overviews.  $50K-$100K investments into high growth potential companies across Virginia!

4:40PM-5:00PM: Q&A

5:00PM-6:00PM: Networking Reception -- Sponsored by Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

Event Partners:

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

The Launch Place

Southern Virginia Regional Alliance

Southern Piedmont Technology Council


LOCATION:
Institute for Advanced Learning & Research (IALR)
150 Slayton Ave., Danville, VA

 

COST:

  • FREE for small tech firms, university researchers, future startups, and economic developers. 
  • Registration Required

QUESTIONS:  Robert Brooke, robert.brooke@cit.org 703-689-3080

REGISTER:  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

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