There are now 14 federal agencies that will have representatives at the SBIR/STTR Road Tour event in St. Louis on August 18. Attendees can schedule one-on-one meetings with agency directors on a First Come- First Served basis. More than 70% of our current registrants are requesting one-on-one meetings – we anticipate that they will be totally full before the event. Time is of the essence!

  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Commerce – National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Department of Defense – Air Force
  • Department of Defense – Defense Advanced Research Projects Administration (DARPA)
  • Department of Defense – Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense – Navy
  • Department of Defense – Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Examples of some Missouri companies that have received SBIR/STTR funding

This is an INCREDIBLY RARE opportunity for past and prospective applicants to learn more about the programs and increase the likelihood of their success. Please help us spread the word and encourage registration. Many thanks! Christy

SBIR/STTR Road Tour Registration Now Open! CET is proud to host the SBIR/STTR Road Tour on August 18, 2016 at Washington University-Simon Hall in partnership with BioSTL, Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center at SIUE, MO PTAC St. Charles Eastern Region, MO Small Business Development & Technology Development Centers, MO S&T Technology Transfer & Economic Development St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, St. Louis Regional Chamber, St. Louis SBTDC/St. Louis Minority Business Council, Technology Entrepreneur Center/T-REX and the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Road Tour is designed to help small businesses access the support and resources they need to understand SBIR/STTR funding opportunities. One-on-One meetings with agency directors are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Local applicants who have been successful in tapping this valuable funding resource will share their stories. Mark your calendar and check out the event website for more information

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