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Thu 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

America's Seed Fund Road Tour is a national outreach effort to connect innovators and entrepreneurs to non-dilutive, technology funding opportunities provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, known as "America's Seed Fund".

Federal Agency representatives will meet with companies attending the event to help attendees navigate over $4 billion in early-stage funding opportunities available through America's Seed Fund.

Register to attend the event to learn more about SBIR/STTR programs from experts!

The agenda will include:

  • Overview of America's Seed Fund
  • Reverse Pitches from Federal Agency Representatives
  • Panels & Presentations:
    • From ideas to products + I-Corps overview
    • State Resources Panel
    • Diverse Paths to SBIR/STTR
  • Opportunity to meet with entrepreneurial support organizations
  • One-on-one meetings with Federal Agency Representatives

How To Sign Up for One-on-One Meetings (Available starting the week of April 22)

To sign up for One-on-One Meetings with Agency Representatives, you must first register for the event. You will then receive an email with next steps.

Please note that to move forward in the one-on-one scheduling process, you should:

  • Select up to four SBIR agency representatives or partners that are your top choices for one-on-one meetings – and -
  • Rank then in priority order, - and -
  • Submit a completed quad chart.

Before you can request one-on-one meetings with SBIR agency representatives during America's Seed Fund Road Tour, you'll need to prepare a Quad Chart. If you need guidance, please visit America's Seed Fund Road Tour, scroll to the bottom and review "Completing a Quad Chart" and "Innovator’s Guide for preparing for 1:1 meetings with federal SBIR/STTR program representatives."

Contact us for more information on the resource fair and partnering opportunities:

Fee: $ 20.00

Payment can be made online with credit card only.

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