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 Export to Your Calendar 12/16/2020 to 12/17/2020
When: December 16-17, 2020
Where: Omni Hotel Richmond
100 S 12th Street,
Richmond, Virginia 
United States
Contact: Robert Brooke

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SBIR Road Tour & Proposal Preparation Conference
December 16-17, 2020, Richmond, Va
Learn how to Access $3.7 Billion in Non-Dilutive Funding for Startups, Innovators, & Small Firms!
CIT is pleased to announce that the Spring SBIR Road Tour is stopping in Richmond Virginia on April 14, 2020! Meet with Federal SBIR reps, learn how the SBIR proposal process starts, and network with local and state support services! A special add-on NIH SBIR Workshop will take place on December 17 for those interested!

AGENDA At a Glance:
December 16:  
9AM-1PM: SBIR Road Tour -- One-On-Ones & Key Presentations/Panels
1-2PM:  Working Lunch  -- Planning and Writing an SBIR Proposal 
2PM-4PM: Proposal Preparation Tips (NSF Focus) 
4-6PM Networking Reception with Key Stakeholders
December 17:
8:30AM-4:00PM:  Optional NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop 
The SBIR Road Tour presents attendees with an opportunity to meet One-On-One with reps from all participating SBIR/STTR agencies!  While these special meetings are taking place, presentations by agencies and other key panels provide valuable information about agency missions, what makes each agencies SBIR program unique, tips on proposal prep, do's and don'ts from SBIR awardees, commercialization goals, why proposals fail, and MORE!
Agencies Invited to Attend Include:  
Department of Defense (Amy, Navy, Air Force, DARPA, MDA, CBD) National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, NASA, Homeland Security, Dept. of Transportation, Dept. of Education, NOAA, NIST, EPA, USDA, USPTO and FLC.
Registrants will be given the opportunity to sign up for one on one meetings in advance of the event.  Final participating agencies, pre-event training recommendations, and quad chart instructions will be provided to registrants in advance of the conference.  
December 17 Add-On NIH SBIR/STTR WORKSHOP:  For those who may be developing life science/biotech/medical technologies, a low cost, full day NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep workshop will take place on Dec 17. Presented by nationally recognized NIH SBIR consulting firm BBC ETC, this workshop provides in depth, step by step guidance on planning for and writing a Phase I SBIR/STTR to the National Institutes of Health.
Don't Delay -- REGISTER TODAY!   
Omni Hotel, 100 S 12th Street, Richmond, VA
December 16
8AM-9AM, Check-in, Registration, Coffee
9AM-1PM: SBIR Road Tour
1-4PM:  SBIR Proposal Prep (NSF Case Study) 
December 17
8:30AM-4PM: NIH SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop 
-Small Tech Firms/University/Economic Developers:  
-$50 for Dec 16 SBIR Road Tour & Proposal Writing Tips Session 
-$75 for Dec 17 NIH SBIR Proposal Prep Workshop
-All others:
-$125 for Dec 16 SBIR Road Tour & Proposal Writing Tips Session  
-$125 for Dec 17 NIH SBIR Workshop
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