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Innovative Technology Funding through SBIRs/STTRs

Demonstrating proof of concept for your innovative technology can be expensive.

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs
provide grants to help fund the necessary research to assess the potential for commercialization.
The DOE just released the most recent funding opportunity on July 15. Come learn how you can be a part of the new wave of innovation initiatives. 
Who should attend: If you are new to the SBIR/STTR grant proposal preparation process and want to learn how to prepare a responsive proposal to the Department of Energy (DOE) .
This workshop will be valuable for any small business concern - manufacturers, R&D, tech companies, etc., or individuals, such as professors or post-docs, engaged in high-tech R&D with a potential interest in submitting a SBIR or STTR proposal to the Department of Energy.
DATE: August 1st, 2019
TIME: 9:00-11:00am.
LOCATION: Watts Conference Center
47 S. Fitzhugh Street | Rochester, NY 14614

REGISTRATION: Click here to register.

No fee to attend.

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About the Speaker

Dr. Christopher Kaufman joined Dawnbreaker in 2014 as a Business Acceleration Manager where he assists companies with commercialization and business planning on programs funded by DOE, DOT, DHS, NIH, NSF, and USDA. In addition, Dr. Kaufman serves as the in-house program manager for the DOE Phase 0 assistance program. The program is aimed at helping eligible small R&D businesses and individuals successfully apply for SBIR/STTR federal funding from the DOE. Dr. Kaufman earned his Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics from the University of Minnesota, and a M.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Medical Management from the William E. Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.

Questions: Anna Vulaj Fitzsimmons

MCFL PTAC Program Director