Fall National SBIR/STTR Conference and co-located Defense Energy Summit
AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center
To receive a 40% discount off the conference registration, please use code: 14SBDCX
SBIR/STTR Participating Agencies:
SBIR/STTR Supporting Organizaitons:
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The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs are highly competitive, encouraging small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) work with potential for commercialization.
National SBIR/STTR conferences are typically the largest and most important conferences specializing in helping small businesses learn about participating in SBIR/STTR programs. At this Conference, representatives from all 11 federal agencies with SBIR programs will attend, in addition to other SBIR/STTR experts and trainers.
Over $2.5 Billion in funding will be represented. The conference is a great opportunity for young companies, and incubators to meet with funding federal agencies 1-on-1, and to learn how to apply for funding. Additional details may be viewed at: http://defenseenergy.com/National_SBIR_Conference_Fall.html
As a Supporting Partner, Texas State SBDC is pleased to offer a 40% off discounted rate to attend the SBIR/STTR Conference November 12-13, 2014. When registering, please use code: 14SBDCX
INNOVATION READINESS SERIES
The Innovation Readiness Series™ is a 10 module eLearning course that gives entrepreneurs tools to successfully launch their ideas. Based on the commercialization know-how developed at the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin over the past 30 years, this course establishes the baseline for any great idea. It is built for entrepreneurs, engineers, or students to help them gain clarity on their ideas and to build a case so they can begin business planning. The course is provided in a self-paced eLearning program, along with personalized coaching from a Texas State SBDC Advisor.
Whether you have a specific product or a great idea, we strongly encourage our clients to enroll in this course to organize and articulate your products' benefits, develop clarity through market analysis, realize important milestones for developing your product or idea, and understand how to effectively present your product or technology. This will allow a clearer path towards launching your business and achieving your goals. Our Small Business Advisors look forward to helping support and advise you on developing your business case and idea.
Successful completion of the course will enable the participant to:
- Articulate technology quickly & distinctly to potential investors or partners.
- Identify key technology benefits and their potential commercial value.
- Navigate the development status of the technology.
- Understand IP basics and early strategic IP issues.
- Assess the competition.
- Validate the idea through a using a proven market validation methodology.
- Engage in early business development on their technology.
Contact your SBDC advisor today to get started! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (512) 610-0996.
Ready, Set...Launch Your Business!
Ready to turn that business idea into a reality?
Attend this FREE seminar presented by SBA Resource Partners: Texas State University SBDC, SCORE and BiGAUSTIN’s Women’s Business Center, along with the City of Austin’s Small Business Development Program. Classes are held once each month in different locations throughout our 12-county service area. To register, please visit AustinSmallBusinessAnswers.com and check out our training calendar for times/dates.
You will be given a Launch Readiness Workbook and will be able to schedule an appointment for follow-up advising sessions with one of our SBA partners. Thanks to funding provided by the State of Texas and the SBA, there is never a charge for our advising services!