Center for Innovative Technology Offers Funding-Related Events

From CIT, Center for Innovation Technology, a sponsor of the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week:

We still have plenty of seats remaining for the September 26, 2012 Tech Transfer Funding Sources Forum and the September 27, 2012 SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop – both at the Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, Virginia.

The Center for Innovative Technology is presenting two funding related events at Virginia Tech.  If you are considering ways to monetize the research you are conducting at the university, please consider registering.  The Sept. 26 Tech Transfer Funding Sources Forum is free for university researchers, and the SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep Workshop on Sept. 27 is just $50 for university researchers.  We hope you will attend. Advance registration is requested.

Tech Transfer Funding Sources Forum
Wednesday, September 26, 3:00-7:00 PM
Skelton Conference Center, Blacksburg, VA

Learn about and meet with representatives of various funding sources that may be key to moving your technology out of the university. Hear from two companies who have successfully used various funding sources to spin out university technology. Learn more.

SBIR/STTR Grant Proposal Prep Workshop

Thursday, September 27, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Skelton Conference Center, Blacksburg, VA

This workshop provides in depth guidance to those seeking early stage R&D funding via the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer grant programs. These programs provide $150K-$1M in early stage, non-dilutive funding. 11 federal agencies participate in SBIR, with needs all over the technology road map. Learn more.

For more information, please contact:

Robert Brooke
Director, Federal Funding Programs
Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)
2214 Rock Hill Rd., #600
Herndon, VA  20170
[email protected]

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