RI SBIR Road Tour 22 August – Summary Information

On 22 August, the SBIR Road Tour came to Providence, RI.  This event provides insight into non-dilutive technology funding opportunity provided through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
Individual program managers from participating government agencies representing $2.5 billion in early stage funding participated in the one day event alongside technology entrepreneurs and state innovation ecosystem members.

Government agencies participating included:

  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Department of Defense – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • Department of Defense – Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
  • Department of Defense – Navy
  • Department of Defense – Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • Department of Health and Human Services – National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)

The presentations that were discussed can be found at:

https://www.sbir.gov/sites/default/files/2018%20SBIR%20Road%20Tour_New%20England_Slides.pdf